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Cerebral Edema

Cerebral Edema is swelling of the brain which can occur as the result of a head injury, cardiac arrest or from the lack of proper altitude acclimatization.

Symptoms of cerebral edema include headaches, decreased level of consciousness, hallucinations, psychotic behaviour, memory loss and coma. If left untreated, it can lead to death.

See also: Pulmonary Edema


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