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Cerebral Herniation from Hyperammonemic Cerebral Edema: A Potentially Reversible Neurological Emergency

  • Andrea Loggini
  • Raisa C. Martinez
  • Christopher L. Kramer
Practical Pearl

Keywords

Hypermmonemia Cerebral herniation Intracranial hypertension 

Notes

Author Contributions

AL: drafting the article. RCM: critical revision of the manuscript. CLK: critical revision of the manuscript and final approval of the version published.

Source of Support

None.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit, Department of NeurologyUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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