transtentorial

transtentorial
Passing across or through either the tentorial notch or tentorium cerebelli.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • transtentorial herniation — protrusion of brain structures through the tentorial notch; the two types are descending transtentorial h. and ascending transtentorial h. Called also tentorial h …   Medical dictionary

  • descending transtentorial herniation — the most common kind of transtentorial herniation, with downward displacement of the most medially placed cerebral structures through the tentorial notch, compressing parts of the cerebrum and structures beneath the notch; it is caused by a… …   Medical dictionary

  • hernia transtentorial — Proyección de tejido cerebral por fuera del cráneo, a través de la hendidura tentorial, producida por un aumento de la presión intracraneal. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • ascending transtentorial herniation — a rare kind of transtentorial herniation in which part of the cerebellum protrudes upward through the tentorial notch. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and eventually coma …   Medical dictionary

  • caudal transtentorial herniation — descending transtentorial h …   Medical dictionary

  • rostral transtentorial herniation — ascending transtentorial h …   Medical dictionary

  • tentorial herniation — transtentorial h …   Medical dictionary

  • Brain herniation — Classification and external resources MRI showing injury due to brain herniation ICD 10 G …   Wikipedia

  • Herniation — Abnormal protrusion of tissue through an opening. For example, a intervertebral disk (one situated between the vertebral bodies) can protrude and impinge on a nerve root. * * * Protrusion of an anatomic structure ( e.g., intervertebral disk) from …   Medical dictionary

  • Hernia cerebral — Resonancia magnética mostrando lesión causada por herniación cerebral. Clasificación y recursos externos …   Wikipedia Español

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