herniation

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A computed tomography scan of the brain showed diffuse cerebral edema with tentorial herniation. A chest x-ray showed a hazy opacity of the right lower lobe.
(6) In a review of 410 cases of INO, it was found that commonest etiology of INO was infarction followed by multiple sclerosis and other unusual causes like trauma, tentorial herniation, vasculitis, tumor, infections like brucellosis, neurocysticercosis, tuberculosis, syphilis, lymphoma, basilar and vertebral artery aneurysm, A-V malformations, etc.
First is tentorial herniation.[5] This is when one hemisphere or both
Acute hyperventilation should only be used as a rescue measure to prevent tentorial herniation when all other modalities have failed to alleviate an acute rise in ICP.