- Brain tissue, cerebrospinal fluid, and blood vessels are moved or pressed away from their usual position inside the skull.
- Abnormal protrusion of brain tissue through a defect or natural opening
- Portion of the brain is displaced because of increased pressure inside the skull.
- ↑ pressure results in progressive damage to brain tissue that includes life-threatening damage to the brainstem
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