Neurology Book


Cushing Response

Aka: Cushing Response, Cushing's Response, Cushing Reflex, Cushing's Reflex, Cushing Effect, Cushing Reaction, Cushing Phenomenon, Cushing's Law
  1. Pathophysiology
    1. Hypertensive response in face of increased ICP
    2. Helps maintain cerebral perfusion
  2. Signs: Triad
    1. Bradycardia
    2. Systolic Blood Pressure increase
    3. Irregular respiration
  3. Causes
    1. Increased Intracranial Pressure

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
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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