What is the pharmacological basis of use of dexamethasone in High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)?

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How dexamethasone reduces cerbral edema?

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Steroid have been used in other types of cerebral edema as well.
Acetazolamide is helpful in HACE.

answered Mar 17, 2014 by Sujit Shrestha Medical Officer (1,796 points)