luxury perfusion syndrome

A cerebrovascular state in which there is increased blood flow to the brain but decreased O2 uptake by cerebral tissue, resulting from acute lactic—metabolic—acidosis accompanied by cerebral oedema. Luxury perfusion is non-specific and may occur in strokes, trauma, tumours, alcoholism, sickle cell anaemia, diabetic ketoacidosis, and meningoencephalitis
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luxury perfusion syndrome

Neurology A cerebrovascular state in which there is ↑ blood flow to the brain but ↓ O2 uptake by cerebral tissue, resulting from acute lactic–metabolic acidosis accompanied by cerebral edema; LP is nonspecific and may occur in strokes, trauma, tumors, alcoholism, sickle cell anemia, DKA, meningoencephalitis. Cf Carotid steal syndrome, Robin Hood syndrome.
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