uncal

un·cal

(ŭng'kăl),
Denoting or relating to the uncus.

uncal

/un·cal/ (un´kal) of or pertaining to the uncus.

uncal

Etymology: L, uncus, hook
pertaining to the uncus.

un·cal

(ŭngk'ăl)
Denoting or relating to the uncus.
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B accuracy: A 2%; Stable Trigger Indicator; Uncal Indicator;
Informed consent for postmortem examination was obtained, and macroscopic pathologic examination showed uncal and cerebellar herniation caused by increased intracranial pressure.
11) with uncus broad, subhexagonal, with bifid projection posteriorly; each process digitate, sparsely setose; socii 3x longer than posterior uncal processes, slender, straight, slightly enlarged terminally, with 2 short spines apically, setose.
Because of features of uncal herniation, an emergency craniotomy was performed immediately.
Isolated palsy of the oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III) is seen in association with neoplasms, trauma, infarctions, hemorrhages, demyelination, aneurysms, inflammations, ischemias, infections, and uncal herniations.
14]C date of 27 800 [+ or -] 350 uncal BP for a charred pine cone fragment, with a calibrated age range of c.
Unfortunately, a repeat CT scan showed massive cerebral edema and bilateral uncal herniation.
There was mild diffuse cerebral edema with no evidence of subfalcial, uncal, or cerebellar tonsillar herniation present.
Because of the sudden onset of her cerebral edema, along with the subsequent uncal herniation syndrome and her stormy postoperative course, the neuroscience ICU team decided to provide JW with a tracheostomy for long-term pulmonary protection and support.
Transtentorial, or uncal, herniation is a well-described neurologic phenomenon caused by an expanding supratentorial mass.
The MRI was repeated and revealed complete effacement of the right frontal horn, with increasing vasogenic edema extending into right midbrain, significant brainstem compromise, and impending risk of uncal herniation.