Brain herniations

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Brain herniations
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2012-12-09 20:44:14
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Herniation syndromes
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Herniation syndromes
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  1. Shift causes compression of the oculomotor nerve, or cranial nerve 3, evidenced by the classic sign of a unilaterally dilated pupil.
    Uncal or lateral transtentorial herniation.
  2. Lateral shift of brain tissue, usually result of a lesion in one the cerebral hemispheres.
    Cingulate herniation
  3. Downward shift of one or both cerebral hemispheres, usually because of lesions in the frontal or parietal lobes. manifested by Cheyne-stokes respirations, pinpoint and non-reactive pupils and potential for hemodynamic instability.
    Central or transtentorial herniation
  4. Downward shift of brain tissue through the foramen magnum, which results in compression of the medulla and upper cervical
    Tonsillar herniation

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