TITLE

tentorial pressure cone

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2160
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tentorial pressure cone" is presented. It refers to projection of a portion of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum through the incisure of the tentorium because of increased intracranial pressure.
ACCESSION #
21248188

 

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