Hemosiderin deposition in the brain as footprint of high-altitude cerebral edema.

@article{Schommer2013HemosiderinDI,
  title={Hemosiderin deposition in the brain as footprint of high-altitude cerebral edema.},
  author={Kai Schommer and Kai Kallenberg and Kira Lutz and Peter D B{\"a}rtsch and Michael Knauth},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={81 20},
  pages={1776-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Based on recent findings of microhemorrhages (MHs) in the corpus callosum (CC) in 3 individuals after nonfatal high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE), we hypothesized that hemosiderin depositions in the brain after high-altitude exposure are specific for HACE and remain detectable over many years. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study involving 37 mountaineers in 4 groups: 10 had experienced HACE, 8 high-altitude pulmonary edema, 11 severe acute mountain sickness, and 8 had climbed… CONTINUE READING
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