Global hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
Patient with lowered level of consciousness and absence of brain stem reflex.
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CT brain showing diffuse cerebral edema with loss of grey-white matter differentiation and venous congestion in the sulci simulating pseudosubarachnoid hemorrhage appearances.
The patient was further diagnosed with encephalic death.
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