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Cerebral Mass Displacements. Part II Clinical Findings in Primary and Secondary Brain Stem Lesions

  • Robert Schönmayr
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 40)

Abstract

Damage to the brain stem is manifested clinically in functional disorders which can be assigned either in isolation or in combination with the following categories:
  • — disorders of consciousness

  • — stimulation or deficit manifestations on the part of the cranial nerve nuclei located in the brain stem and the pertinent nerve tracts and connectional systems

  • — stimulation or deficit manifestations on the part of the autonomic centers

  • — losses of functions based on lesions to the ascending and descending tract systems passing through the brain stem.

Keywords

Brain Stem Severe Head Injury Light Reaction Orbicularis Oculus Lesion Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Schönmayr
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity of GiessenFederal Republic of Germany

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