Disease Information for Brain compression

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Slow pulse/Bradycardia
Altered mental status Mental status change
Central Facial Paralysis
CNS symptoms/signs
Cognitive defect
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Dilated unilateral/poorly reactive pupil
Drowsiness/somnolence
Focal neurologic deficit
Headache
Impaired judgement/signs
Inattention
Memory Loss in Elderly
Neurogenic vomiting
Obtunded/poorly responsive status/signs
Personality change
Seizures
Short term memory loss
Stroke syndrome/signs
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Sudden unconsciousness
Incontinent/noncognizant type
Acute Vision Loss
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Visual fields Test/blind spot enlarged
Pathology
PATH/Brain Focal Degeneration/Lesion
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head Brain Abnormality
CT Scan/Head shift midline structures
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cerebral sensory cortex lesion
Coma/Unconscious
Convulsions (grand mal)
Intracranial Lesion
Spastic Hemiplegia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Brain/CNS disorder (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Craniotomy
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

Mass effect pathophysiology of brain tissue; displaced and compressed and expected to herniate; usually altered mental state and secondary hydrocephalus implied

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