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4,165 Possible Causes for Brain Death

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    death.[] , and to prevent the death of some neurons (a type of cell) in the brain.[] We report autopsy cases of two brothers with the late infantile form of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (LINCL) and examine apoptotic cell death in autopsied brains.[]

  • Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome

    We present a unique case of a 42-year-old female on chronic HD, and no prior history of CNS disease, who developed brain death in the setting of DDS 2 hours into the dialysis[] Brain death was declared. Death is a rare consequence of DDS in adults following HD.[] Brain death was declared. Conclusions Death is a rare consequence of DDS in adults following HD.[]

  • Brain Stem Herniation

    This is called brain herniation, and it results in instantaneous brain death.[] ., identified the death of the brain stem as the point of no return in the diagnosis of brain death.[] What is brain stem death? Brain stem death is one of the two ways doctors can certify someone, either an adult or a child, as having died.[]

  • Brain Death

    […] in brain death.[] Brain death is the complete loss of brain function (including involuntary activity necessary to sustain life).[] There is a need to diagnose brain death with utmost accuracy and urgency because of an increased awareness amongst the masses for an early diagnosis of brain death and the[]

  • Overeating

    You Keep Eating Even When Your Brain Tells You To Stop Photo: daniellehelm/ flickr / CC-BY 2.0 In order to eat yourself to death, you have to start by having a huge appetite[] So put away those chips (this gets a little graphic) and prepare to learn about a kind of death you probably didn't know was possible.[] It's possible that they have a medical condition that prevents their gag reflex from working properly or causes the part of the brain that says "stop" to not work (or convey[]

  • Common Cold

    While most children who survive an episode of Reye’s syndrome do not suffer any lasting affects, the illness can lead to permanent brain damage or death.[] […] surrounding deep tissue, including the following: Orbital cellulitis Subperiosteal abscess Orbital abscess Frontal and maxillary osteomyelitis Subdural abscess Meningitis Brain[] Pneumonia is often what leads to hospitalization and to many of the deaths attributed to influenza each year.[]

  • Brain Concussion

    […] after death to the Concussion Legacy Foundation to be studied by the renowned Boston University CTE program.[] (Credit: CNN) Eighty-seven of 91 former NFL players who donated their brains to science after death tested positive for a brain disease that is believed to be linked with[] Brain injuries cause more deaths than any other sports injury. In football, brain injuries account for 65% to 95% of all fatalities.[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Hyponatraemia and death or permanent brain damage in healthy children. BMJ (1992) 304(6836):1218–22. doi:10.1136/bmj.304.6836.1218 CrossRef Full Text Google Scholar 40.[]

  • Urinary Tract Disease

    […] inflammation (encephalitis) If left untreated, sepsis can lead to septic shock , organ failure, and death.[] […] or shortness of breath ( dyspnea ) Profuse sweating Sudden extreme anxiety Severe back, abdominal, or pelvic pain Dementia-like symptoms triggered by the development of brain[]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Abstract Brain death (BD) triggers a series of pathophysiological events similar to multiple-organ dysfunction.[] Axonal injury was associated with prolonged intubation, intensive care and hospital stay (p CONCLUSION: Mortality rate was 12.5%; six patients progressed to brain death with[] Anoikis, a form of apoptosis, results from cells detaching from the extracellular matrix leading to cell death.[]

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