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glossary:cerebral_edema [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||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|