hypoxic encephalopathy


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hypoxic encephalopathy

[hī′päk·sik en‚sef·ə′läp·ə‚thē]
(medicine)
Brain damage syndrome caused by hypoxia.
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Adams, "The syndrome of intention or action myoclonus as a sequel to hypoxic encephalopathy," Brain, vol.
Vascular Vasculitis Primary central nervous system Systemic Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy, subcortical infarcts, leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) Subcortical arteriosclerotic encephalopathy (Binswanger's) Normal aging with gliosis and myelin pallor Susac's syndrome Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) Hypoxic encephalopathy 4.
A post-mortem examination revealed the cause of death as hypoxic encephalopathy caused by a heart attack which, in turn, was caused by pneumonia.
An autopsy revealed cerebral edema with herniation of the cerebellar tonsils and brain stem compression and hypoxic encephalopathy associated with diabetic ketoacidosis.
Lia finally suffered from an intractable seizure and overwhelming sepsis that resulted in hypoxic encephalopathy. With death imminent,
She was rushed to the hospital where she was diagnosed with hypoxic encephalopathy a neurological injury caused by lack of oxygen to the brain.
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