brain herniation(redirected from Compression of brain)
brain herniationPressure-induced prolapse of part of the brain into adjacent spaces, which occurs when the brain is under high pressure.
Coma, paralysis, unilateral dilated pupil.
Head injury, primary or metastatic brain tumour, bacterial meningitis, brain abscess.
Cerebellar herniation, uncal (temporal) herniation, transtentorial herniation.