delayed coma after hypoxia

(redirected from severe postanoxic encephalopathy)

de·layed co·ma af·ter hy·pox·i·a

coma that develops a few days to 3 weeks after an acute hypoxic insult; the latter was usually severe enough to cause an initial bout of coma, which cleared, and was followed by a transient interval of apparent normality.
Full browser ?