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Synonyms for brainstem

the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus

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Pediatric brainstem hemorrhages after traumatic brain injury.
Eiichi Kudo, director of a string of samurai films including the 1963 classic ''The Thirteen Assassins'' died Saturday of a brainstem hemorrhage at a Kyoto hospital, his family said Monday.
Unfortunately, for the present case, detailed clinical and radiology presentation which has been described in a separate report [6], the clinical deterioration was very rapid and the child ultimately died from brainstem hemorrhage and respiratory arrest.