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Sequelae of brain volume expansion

Herniation

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Formula for CPP

CPP = MAP - ICP

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Unilateral or assymetric expansion of the cerebral hemisphere displaces the cingulate gyrus under the falx cerebri

Subfalcine (cingulate) herniation

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Subfalcine herniation may lead to the compression of which artery

ACA

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Medial temporal lobe compressed against the free margin of the tentorium

Transtentorial herniation

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In transtentorial herniation, contralateral peduncle compression causing ipsilateral hemiparesis to the side of the herniating part is called

Kernohan's notch

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Hemorrhagic lesions in the midbrain and pons on transtentorial herniation is called

Duret hemorrhages

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Life threatening herniation

Tonsillar herniation

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Flattened remnant of disorganized brain tissue in anencephaly is called

Area cerebrovasculosa

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Failure of closure of the anterior neuropore

Anencephaly

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Failure of closure of the posterior neuropore

Spina bifida

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What is Hydrocephalus ex vacuo?

Dilation of the ventricular system with a compensatory inc in CSF volume