Hernia cerebral

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La hernia cerebral es una condición en la cual una porción del cerebro se desplaza debido a un aumento de presión dentro del cráneo. El aumento de presión produce daños progresivos al tejido cerebral, lo cual puede incluir daño al tronco del encéfalo que puede ser mortal.

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  • Last Reviewed on 08/29/2012
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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