Función del tronco del encéfalo

La embolia que afecta al tronco del encéfalo puede ser potencialmente mortal, debido a que esta área del cerebro controla funciones tales como la respiración y hace que el corazón palpite. La embolia del tronco del encéfalo también puede causar visión doble, náusea y pérdida de la coordinación.

Función del tronco del encéfalo

Revision

Last reviewed 5/21/2012 by Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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