Acquired intracranial herniations: MR imaging findings

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1995 Oct;165(4):967-73. doi: 10.2214/ajr.165.4.7677003.


Many of the pathologic processes that increase intracerebral mass may eventually cause brain herniation. It is important to recognize brain herniation, as it can often produce the presenting clinical signs and symptoms and is often the cause of serious neurologic sequelae or death.

MeSH terms

  • Encephalocele / diagnosis*
  • Encephalocele / etiology
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*