II. Pathophysiology

  1. Hypertensive response in face of increased ICP
  2. Helps maintain cerebral perfusion

III. Signs: Triad

  1. Bradycardia
  2. Systolic Blood Pressure increase
  3. Irregular respiration

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Ontology: Cushing phenomenon (C3662815)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 608826000
English Cushing phenomenon, Cushing reflex, Cushing's reflex, Cushing phenomenon (disorder)
Spanish fenómeno de Cushing (trastorno), fenómeno de Cushing