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Ch10-Patholoic Cn2

The Language of Medicine-8th Edition

herpes zoster (shingles) viral infection affecting peripheral nerves
meningitis inflammation of the meninges; leptomeningitis
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) encephalopathy brain disease and dementia occuring with aids
brain tumor abnormal growth of brain tissue and meninges
cerebral concussion temporary brain dysfunction (brief loss of consciousness) after injury. usually clearing within 24 hours
cerebrovascular accident (CVA) disruption in the normal blood supply to the brain;stroke
absence seizure minor form of seizure
aneurysm enlarged, weakened area in an arterial wall, which may rupture, leading to hemorrhage and CVA (stroke)
astrocytoma malignant tumor of astrocytes
aura peculiar sensation experienced by some person with epilepsy before onset of an actual seizure
Created by: fergy