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a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

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The reduced brain swelling seen with progesterone treatment was accompanied by better performance on a water maze and by less degeneration of brain cells in areas with connections to the injured area.
The most severe forms of infection with Citrobacter or Serratia cause diffuse brain swelling with supratentorial necrosis due to lack of perfusion, which can look like a severe hypoxic ischemic brain injury.
If a patient's sodium level dips low enough, the condition results in massive brain swelling and is considered a medical emergency.
The patient failed to respond, and a second MRI showed massive brain swelling identified as characteristic of West Nile virus.
According to a report by the Associated Press, their research showed that the rides "produced accelerations to the head nine times less than what would be required to cause torn blood vessels in the brain, and 18 times less than the force required to cause brain swelling.
Many do not realise the tablets are linked to a serious disorder amongst youngsters called Reyes Syndrome which can cause liver damage and brain swelling.
Professor Seth Love, who carried out a post-mortem on Mr Sutcliffe, of Bishop's Cleeve, said he found evidence of bleeding on the top and back of the brain, brain swelling and ripped nerve fibres inside his head.
A few children may have more severe reactions, such as pneumonia, brain swelling, or additional infections.
Ryan was treated with the Hummingbird[TM] Synergy multimodal catheter which helps to monitor and relieve brain swelling as he recovered in intensive care.
Prosecution counsel Paul Lewis, QC, asked: "In your experience is such subdural bleeding in a relatively low-level fall likely to result in the extensive subdural haemorrhaging, brain swelling, and bleeding we have heard described by other doctors?
Experts from the Mayo Clinic in America warned: "Experiencing a second concussion before signs and symptoms of a first concussion have resolved may result in rapid and usually fatal brain swelling.
The IV can also deliver pain relievers, anti-seizure medication and drugs to relieve brain swelling.
The former Shelfield Academy student has had a five-hour operation to relieve brain swelling, and doctors have induced him into a coma.
Johnson was placed in a drug-induced coma for about three weeks while doctors monitored his brain swelling.
The two-year-old had sustained a bang to the head and died from brain swelling.