decerebrate

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Related to Decerebrate rigidity: Decerebrate posturing, Decorticate rigidity
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remove the cerebrum from (a human body)

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Decerebrate rigidity and vegetative signs in the acute midbrain syndrome with special regard to motor activity and intracranial pressure.
On decerebrate rigidity in man and the occurrence of tonic fits.
Stupor, moderate to severe hemiparesis, early decerebrate rigidity (GCS = 6-8) recoded as IV
Hunt and Hess Grading Scheme * Grade Clinical Condition 0 Unruptured I Asymptomatic or minimal headache, nuchal rigidity II Moderate to severe headache, nuchal rigidity, no neurological deficit other than cranial nerve palsy III Drowsiness, confusion, mild focal deficit IV Stupor, moderate to severe hemiparesis, possible early decerebrate rigidity and vegetative disturbances V Deep coma, decerebrate rigidity, moribund appearance * Hunt & Hess, 1968; Ogilvy & Carter, 1998.