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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A subdural hematoma (SDH) of the left frontotemporoparietal space with uncal herniation was seen on computed tomography.
sup][2],[8],[31],[38] *Mass effect rating scale:[sup][29] (a) mild: sulcal effacement; (b) moderate: ventricular compression; (c) severe: midline shift, or uncal herniation, or subfalcine herniation.
All fatal cases were complicated by neurologic manifestations, including seizures, obtundation, and uncal herniation," a finding that is consistent with the literature, the authors said.
Unlike the GCS, FOUR score can identify locked in syndrome, uncal herniation, and the beginning of the vegetative state, where the verbal component of the GCS, cannot be used in intubated patients.
6-cm midline shift, subfalcine herniation, and impending uncal herniation.
3 cm with effacement of the suprasellar cistern and mass effect on the brainstem that was consistent with uncal herniation.
The subsequent CT (Figure 8), 18 hours after presentation shows new hemorrhage of the newly infarcted right temporal lobe with worsening edema and uncal herniation.
7] It is an important neurosurgical entity because of the eloquent territory it drains, higher affinity for causing early uncal herniation, and sometimes fatal outcome.
The uncal recess and alveus were accepted as the reference points for discrimination of the anterior border of the hippocampus from the amygdala.
B accuracy: A 2%; Stable Trigger Indicator; Uncal Indicator;
Presentamos el caso de una paciente femenina de 23 meses de edad natural y procedente de Bogota--Colombia sin antecedente de importancia quien ingresa por urgencias al servicio del Hospital Militar Central, con cuadro clinico de 24 horas de evolucion consistente en 3 episodios emeticos en proyectil, deshidratacion y deterioro progresivo del estado de conciencia, al ingreso se encuentra paciente en coma con midriasis izquierda, deshidratacion grado 2, inicialmente se interpreta como posible herniacion uncal, se solicita escanografia cerebral simple (Figura 1 A y B) donde se observa lesion ligeramente isodensa fronto parieto occipital izquierda con sangrado intralesional que ejerce importante efecto de masa desplazando la linea media 22 mm y produce herniacion del uncus.
Informed consent for postmortem examination was obtained, and macroscopic pathologic examination showed uncal and cerebellar herniation caused by increased intracranial pressure.