What is BILATERAL LESION?

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n. a lesion which specifically involves both sides of the body or an organ. It holds especially true for lesions of the cerebral hemispheres wherein both sides may be affected. This condition is usually a direct result of disease, trauma, or injuy.

BILATERAL LESION: "Edema or swelling can cause a bilateral lesion in both cerebral hemispheres."

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