Brain herniation types

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
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
Published: 3rd Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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