Anything about Vasogenic Cerebral Edema?

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Vasogenic cerebral edema is one of the types of cerebral edema in which the blood brain barrier is disrupted. It is an extracellular edema mainly affecting the white matter via fluid leakage from capillaries. Vasogenic cerebral edema is frequently seen around brain tumors and cerebral abscesses. It often results from brain traumas such as head injuries, tumor, brain hemorrhage or stroke. Common symptoms of vasogenic cerebral edema may include:
  • Headache
  • Blurred or lost vision
  • Neck pain or stiffness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Irregular breathing
  • Walking or speaking difficulties
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Stupor
The primary treatment objective is to maintain adequate blood and oxygen flowing to the brain while relieving the swollen parts. Keywords: vasogenic cerebral edema; vasogenic cerebral edema symptoms; treat vasogenic cerebral edema; lead to vasogenic cerebral edema