Brain herniation types

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
Modality: Diagram

The various common brain herniation types are outlined. Transtentorial herniation (uncal in the diagram) can occur in the opposite direction depending on mass lesion location, and trans-calvarial herniations are not depicted. 

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rID: 45683
Case created: 3rd Jun 2016
Last edited: 3rd Jun 2016
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