On apoplexy, including apoplexia hydrocephalica, or, water in the head with an introductory accountof the opinions of ancient and modern physiologists, respecting the nature and uses of the nervous system by Cooke, John

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown in London .

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Read at the Royal College of Physicians, as the Croonian Lectures of the Year 1819.

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Statementby John Cooke.
SeriesTreatise on nervous diseases -- v. 1, Croonian lectures -- 1819
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 1 l., 469 p. ;
Number of Pages469
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Open LibraryOL19904184M

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Apoplexy definition is - stroke. How to use apoplexy in a sentence. Recent Examples on the Web Giants fans in a state of apoplexy should know two things, one comforting, one not so much.

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Pituitary apoplexy is bleeding into or impaired blood supply of the pituitary usually occurs in the presence of a tumor of the pituitary, although in 80% of cases this has not been diagnosed most common initial symptom is a sudden headache, often associated with a rapidly worsening visual field defect or double vision caused by compression of nerves surrounding the lty: Endocrinology.

Apoplexy (from Ancient Greek ἀποπληξία (apoplexia), meaning 'a striking away') is bleeding within internal organs and the accompanying symptoms. For example, ovarian apoplexy is bleeding in the ovaries.

Or term formerly referred to what is now called a stroke; Nowadays, health care professionals do not use the term, but instead specify the anatomic location of the bleeding. apoplexy [ap´o-plek″se] old name for stroke syndrome. adj., adj apoplec´tic.

stroke (strōk), [MIM*] 1. Any acute clinical event, related to impairment of cerebral circulation, or lasts longer than 24 hours. See also: stroking. Synonym(s): apoplexy, brain attack 2. A harmful discharge of lightning, particularly one that affects a human being. Apoplexy: A venerable term for a stroke, a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), often associated with loss of consciousness and paralysis of various parts of the body.

The word "apoplexy" comes from the Greek "apoplexia" meaning a seizure, in the sense of being struck Greek "plexe" is "a stroke."The ancients believed that someone suffering a stroke (or any sudden incapacity) had. apoplexia: (1) An imprecise term for sudden haemorrhage, as in intracerebral haemorrhage (stroke, see there) or a massive haemorrhage into any organ or tissue.

(2) Mental or psychological crisis, such as a fit of extreme anger or rage. Apoplexy is a medical term that refers to hemorrhage or sudden impairment of a nerve or nerves system.

This results in bleeding into an affected organ or loss of blood supply to an affected organ. It is a medical emergency that needs immediate medical attention otherwise On apoplexy case of delay the apoplexy symptoms can be life-threatening : Maushmi Singh.

Pituitary apoplexy is a condition in which the pituitary tumor spontaneously hemorrhages (bleeds). The term "pituitary apoplexy" can also describe a less common condition when a pituitary tumor outgrows its blood supply (a stroke).

The UCLA Pituitary Tumor Program offers comprehensive management of pituitary apoplexy. Define apoplexy. apoplexy synonyms, apoplexy pronunciation, apoplexy translation, English dictionary definition of apoplexy. Sudden impairment of neurological function, especially that resulting from a cerebral hemorrhage; a stroke.

ApoplexiaApoplexie Schlaganfall. including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other. Apoplexia atrabilaria, observed in persons disposed or melancholy. 5th. Apoplexia traumatica; when the head is hurt by violent external force.

6th. Apoplexia venenata, from strong sedatives, whether externally applied, or internally taken. Carus ab insolatione, carus a frigore, etc. 7th. Apoplexia mentalis; carus a pathemate, from passions of. Cerebral Apoplexy is the 2 nd most common type of stroke.

It can also be due to various factors like high blood pressure, skull fracture and penetrating head trauma. Children are found to be less affected compared to adults.

Other conditions that lead to cerebral apoplexy are smoking, alcohol, menopause and diabetes mellitus. Apoplexy Symptoms. Latin words for apoplexy include apoplexia and apoplexis. Find more Latin words at. How to pronounce apoplexy.

How to say apoplexy. Listen to the audio pronunciation in the Cambridge English Dictionary. Learn more. Full text of "Philadelphia journal of the medical and physical sciences." See other formats. APOPLEXY (Gr. ci roirXri ia, from airoirMiavew, to strike down, to stun), the term employed by Galen to designate the "sudden loss of feeling and movement of the whole body, with the exception of respiration," to which, after the time of Harvey, was added "and with the exception of the circulation." Although the term is occasionally employed in medicine with other significations, yet in its.

Apoplexy is a sudden and often fatal fit resulting from blood vessels bursting in the brain. The 19th century character Madame Bovary became a widow because of it. Today, we generally call it "a stroke," but apoplexy sounds way better.

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More thanwords that aren't in our free dictionary. Background. Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a clinical syndrome caused by acute ischemic infarction or hemorrhage of the pituitary gland.

The typical clinical presentation of PA includes acute onset of severe headache, visual disturbance, cranial nerve palsy, and altered level of consciousness. Case Report. A year-old man presented to the emergency department with one-day history of ptosis and Author: Nooshin Salehi, Anthony Firek, Iqbal Munir.

Definition of apoplexy in the dictionary. Meaning of apoplexy. What does apoplexy mean. Information and translations of apoplexy in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web.

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Cerebral apoplexy = sudden loss of consciousness when occlusion or rupture of a blood vessel cuts off oxygen supply to brain.

Please note: Do never place a water dish on the ground close to the bird because due to the disturbance of equilibrium and the general weakness after an apoplexy the feathered patient could drown.

As you can see in the photo above it is better to fix a very small water dish to the bars of the cage. Those small dishes make sure that the bird cannot drown in the drinking water.

Pituitary apoplexy is a rare and potentially lethal endocrine emergency, characterised by acute severe headache, visual defects, and/or reduced consciousness. File Size: 72KB. The weakness of the hose is first shown by the escape of tiny jets of water; but by-and-by a larger vent occurs, allowing the water to escape in a flood.

Just so it is with the progressive weakening with the blood-vessels in the brain—the escape of blood is at first small; then, under a greater tension than ordinary, a larger rent is made.

Definition of Stroke. Home Page. Causes. Injury compli-cations. Treatment Rehab Therapy. Risk factors. What patients say. Contact us. The term „apoplectic stroke" (apoplexy, palsy, cerebrovascular apoplexy, vascular cerebral apoplexy, apoplexia cerebri) combines different clinical pictures which share a suddenly occurring functional disorder of the brain caused by either an occluded.

INTRODUCTION. Pituitary apoplexy is defined as a clinical syndrome that may include headache, visual deficits, ophthalmoplegia, or altered mental status due to an expanding mass within the sella turcica resulting from hemorrhage and/or necrosis 2, 13) or infarction. This syndrome occurs most frequently in preexisting pituitary adenomas, but infarction may also occur in an apparently normal by: Pituitary apoplexy is an uncommon, but well recognised clinical syndrome, which usually results from ischaemic or haemorrhagic necrosis of a pituitary adenoma.1 It is characterised by the abrupt.

The ovarian apoplexy (apoplexia ovarii; synonym: haematoma ovarii, haemorrhagia ovarii, the gap yellow body, heart attack ovarian rupture of the ovary), main symptom is bleeding, occurs in about % of gynecologic patients (M.

Malinovsky), almost the same" often parous and nulliparous women. Pituitary apoplexy is a rare and life-threatening complication that occurs in –% of all patients with pituitary adenomas. Unfortunately, pituitary apoplexy is Brand: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

(Uh-Pawp-lehxee) 1. Rage; a fit of great anger 2. a sudden pouring of blood into an organ or tissue 3. Sudden impairment of neurological function, especially that. The word apoplexy is defined as a sudden neurologic impairment, usually due to a vascular process.

Pituitary apoplexy is characterized by a sudden onset of headache, visual symptoms, altered mental status, and hormonal dysfunction due to acute hemorrhage or infarction of a. Apoplexy. Also Known as: Stroke; fit, attack, heart attack, seizure, convulsion, paroxysm It is bleeding within internal organs and the accompanying symptoms.

The term formerly referred to what is now called a stroke, however, nowadays, health care professionals typically specify the type of apoplexy, such as cerebral, ovarian and pituitary apoplexy.

apoplexy In modern usage, apoplexy and stroke are synonymous terms, referring to sudden and lasting impairment of brain function caused by obstruction of or haemorrhage from the cerebral blood vessels.

Cerebrovascular disease is characterized by dramatic physical effects, high mortality, and serious long-term morbidity. Several ancient Greek medical authors, including Hippocrates and Galen. The occurrence of one attack of apoplexy seems to predispose to subsequent ones ; or to put it more correctly, the individual has acquired such a condition of the vessels as permits a hemorrhage upon even slight causes.

There is a popular impression that the third stroke of apoplexy is invariably fatal. Borrowed from Late Latin apoplexia, from Ancient Greek ἀποπληξία (apoplēxía), from ἀποπλήσσειν (apoplḗssein) to cripple by a stroke; ἀπό (apó, “ from ”) + πλήσσειν (plḗssein, “ to strike ”).

Noun. Apoplexia f (genitive Apoplexia, plural Apoplexiaen) apoplexy. Acronym Definition; APO: Army Post Office: APO: Army & Air Force Post Office: APO: Air Post Office: APO: Alpha Phi Omega (fraternity) APO: Advanced Planner and Optimizer (aka Adva. Apoplexy refers to stroke symptoms that occur suddenly.

Such symptoms occur due to bleeding into the brain. It can also occur by a blood clot in a brain blood vessel. Conditions such as subarachnoid hemorrhage or stroke are sometimes called apoplexy.

Functional apoplexy is when a person appears to be having stroke-like symptoms.Português: perda súbita de consciência geralmente causada por hemorragia ou embolia. paralisação do movimento e da sensação moléstia que ataca videiras, secando-lhes os frutosapoplexia.In its proximate cause, also, and at length in its symptoms, it is nearly allied to apoplexy.

Dr. Fothergill names the internal hydrocephalus the dropsy of the ventricles of the brain, for the ventricles are the proper seat of the disease. Dr. Macbride names it the febris hydrocephalica; others cataphora hydrocephalica.

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