A dangerous Cushing response in a child: neurogenic heart damage.

@article{Ruggieri2014ADC,
  title={A dangerous Cushing response in a child: neurogenic heart damage.},
  author={Francesco Ruggieri and Maria Rosa Calvi and Luigi Beretta},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={393.e1-3}
}
Cushing response, which acts to preserve cerebral blood flow by inducing arterial hypertension, could induce neurogenic heart damage through hyperactivation of autonomic nervous system. Most of clinical reports describe neurogenic heart damage as a self-limiting condition clinically characterized by electrocardiographic abnormalities in the setting of an… CONTINUE READING