Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

The Paradoxical Cerebral Herniation and Pseudohipoxic Brain Swelling: Two Lethal Forms of Severe Intracranial Hypotension

Ricardo Díaz-Romero*

Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital Insular of Las Palmas, Spain

*Correspondance to: Ricardo D�az-Romero 

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Abstract

Paradoxical Cerebral Herniation (PCH) is a life-threatening condition in patients with large craniectomies precipitated by a gradient between the atmospheric and intracranial pressure resulting in brain compression.

Keywords:

Paradoxical cerebral herniation; Pseudohipoxic brain swelling; Severe intracranial hypotension

Citation:

D�az-Romero R. The Paradoxical Cerebral Herniation and Pseudohipoxic Brain Swelling: Two Lethal Forms of Severe Intracranial Hypotension. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1760.

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