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  • For example, in intracranial hemorrhage, the affected area may compress other structures.
  • Smaller or home-made vulcanizers may compress the mold via screws or a heavy duty clamp instead of hydraulic pressure.
  • A transient pressure wave from a nearby detonation may compress the explosive sufficiently to make its initiation fail.
  • Compressive lesions often cause headache and may compress the third ventricle leading to hydrocephalus.
  • Mass effect from the tumor and edema may compress the ventricles and cause hydrocephalus.
  • While it is generally agreed that inner wires actually stretch very little - if at all - housings and linings may compress slightly, and all parts may generally "settle in".
  • Along this course, it underlies the right common iliac artery, which may compress it against the lumbar spine.
  • These lesions may compress the optic nerve, resulting optic disc swelling and progressive visual loss.
  • During pregnancy when a woman is lying on her back, the uterus may compress the inferior vena cava and thus decrease venous return.
  • Depending on how the strangling is performed, it may compress the airway, interfere with the flow of blood in the neck, or work as a combination of the two.
  • If unsuitable material is left in place and backfilled, it may compress over a long period under the weight of the earth fill, causing settlement cracks in the fill or in any structure supported by the fill.
  • To improve efficiency and allow for more session data, the server may compress the data before creating the cookie, decompressing it later when the cookie is returned by the client.
  • Collected blood from the subdural bleed may draw in water due to osmosis, causing it to expand, which may compress brain tissue and cause new bleeds by tearing other blood vessels.
  • A ball is "in" if any part of it touches a sideline or end-line, and a strong spike may compress the ball enough when it lands that a ball which at first appears to be going out may actually be in.
  • Patients may present with bitemporal inferior quadrantanopia leading to bitemporal hemianopia, as the tumor may compress the optic chiasm.
  • In the liver, the enlargement of hepatocytes due to fatty change may compress adjacent bile canaliculi, leading to cholestasis.
  • Performing a physical examination to determine any visual field defect may be necessary if a pituitary lesion is suspected, which may compress the optic chiasm, causing typical bitemporal hemianopia.
  • Attached fibrous tissue (Struthers' ligament) may compress the median nerve as it passes underneath the process.
  • For example, shar may compress files, uuencode binary files, split long files and construct multi-part mailings, ensure correct unsharing order, and provide md5sum or byte count verification.
  • A pituitary tumour may compress the optic tracts or the optic chiasm of the optic nerve (II), leading to visual loss.
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