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Oedema of the brain. Gross specimen of a section of brain showing evidence of oedema (accumulation of fluid). This causes swelling of the affected region. It is seen here by the compression of the ventricles (spaces at centre). Cerebral oedema can cause confusion, hallucinations and coma and death.
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