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Profuse loss of blood from a ruptured blood vessel; bleeding.
Condition caused by the undervelopment or absense of the microscopic vessels within the liver; leads to liver atrophy and the inability to process toxins or make necessary proteins; also called portal atresia.
A metabolic disorder affecting the brain that develops as a result of liver disease.
The protrusion of an organ or other structure through the outer covering of a membrane, muscle, or bone; for example, the protrusion of the center (nucleus pulposus) through the outer covering (annulus fibrosus) of an intervertebral disk; see intervertebral disk disease.
annulus fibrosus ; intervertebral disk ; intervertebral disk disease ; nucleus pulposus
Lower portion of the brain consisting of the pons, cerebellum and medulla oblongata.
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brain ; cerebellum ; medulla oblongata ; pons
Part of the cerebral cortex that forms part of the floor of the lateral ventricle; identified by its white surface and convoluted appearance on section; involved in learning and memory; part of the limbic system.
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A disease caused by a type of fungus, Histoplasma capsulatum.
Ptosis, miosis, enophthalmos and protrusion of the third eyelid that is ipsilateral to damaged sympathetic nerve fibers.
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enophthalmos ; ipsilateral ; miosis ; nerve ; ptosis ; sympathetic division
Literally means "water on the brain"; increase in the size of ventricles and amount of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain. There are numerous causes, including congenital birth defect, brain tumor, and brain injury.
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brain ; cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ; congenital ; tumor ; ventricles
Condition marked by dilation of the central canal of the spinal cord often occurring in conjunction with syringomyelia.
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