High Altitude Cerebral Edema. Liquid in the brain as a result of high altitude exposure. Few people live to tell what it is like.
HACE is a form of altitude sickness resulting from the swelling of brain tissue. Its symptoms often become clear after about a week at altitude. These symptoms also include loss of co-ordination and memory, paralysis and distortion of vision. This illness can quickly result in death if an immediate descent is not made.
High Altitude Cerebral Edema. This is when liquid starts to form on the brain as a result of being at high altitude.