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glossary:cerebral_edema

Accumulation of excessive fluid in the substance of the brain. The brain is especially susceptible to injury from edema, because it is located within a confined space and cannot expand.

Also known as brain edema, brain swelling, swelling of the brain, and wet brain.

Common Misspellings: cerebral adema, cerebral oedema, cerebral odema

glossary/cerebral_edema.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)