cerebral laceration

cerebral laceration

Neurology Tearing of brain tissue by a sharp object; CLs may occur when the falx lacerates the corpus callosum after trauma of the brain. Cf Extradural hemorrhage, Subdural hemorrhage.
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In one third of the cases, the eye injury was also related with more serious injuries such as cerebral laceration and contusions, intercranial injury and fractures of the facial bones.
According to an inquest into his death held in November 1988, Bertie died from cerebral oedema, cerebral lacerations and skull fractures caused by a gunshot wound.
A 19-year-old man sustained cerebral lacerations and contusions resulting in severe cerebral edema and a small subdural hematoma after a motor vehicle accident.