contrecoup


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contrecoup

(ˈkɒntrəˌkuː)
n
an injury, esp to the brain, that occurs at the opposite side of the body from that which was struck
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Traumatic FTMH from a blunt ocular trauma is formed from a contrecoup mechanism where a sudden decrease in the globe's anterior-posterior diameter with a compensatory equatorial expansion leads to horizontal forces and splitting of the retinal layers at the fovea.
[2] They can be single or multiple and can be seen either on the same side of trauma or on the opposite side as a result of contrecoup injury [5].
Cet article fait l'hypothese que la montee en puissance des elites politiques locales mise en scene par les tractations interscalaires entourant l'episode du PMAD constitue un contrecoup a la tentative de reterritorialisation ascendante (du regional vers le metropolitain) des competences en amenagement que le gouvernement du Quebec a tente d'operer en creant la CMM en 2001 et en lui confiant la responsabilite d'adopter un schema en 2005.
proposed contrecoup mechanism of TMH formation [6].
Streckfuss, David (2015), "The Contrecoup in Thailand," International New York Times, June 17, p.
Kaplan et al (11) concluded from their study that contusions involving the posterior medial tibial plateau may result from contrecoup injuries directly following ACL tears as the knee reduces.
But parenchymal hemorrhage can occur anywhere at the impact, "coup" site with typical "contrecoup" hemorrhage occurring directly opposite.