Brain Concussion: Introduction
Brain Concussion: Trauma resulting in minor injury to the brain which causes a period of interrupted brain function. Simple concussions resolve themselves in about a week whereas more serious ones have persisting symptoms. The onset of symptoms may be delayed.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Brain Concussion is available below.
Symptoms of Brain Concussion
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symptoms of Brain Concussion
Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Brain Concussion?
Brain Concussion: Related Patient Stories
Causes of Brain Concussion
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Less Common Symptoms of Brain Concussion
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Brain Concussion: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Brain Concussion
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple...read more »
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Brain Concussion: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
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- Neurology (Brain/CNS Specialists):
- Stroke & Vascular Specialists:
- more specialists...»
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Brain Concussion: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Brain Concussion
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Brain Concussion: Animations
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Research about Brain Concussion
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Clinical Trials for Brain Concussion
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Brain Concussion include:
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Brain Concussion: Broader Related Topics
Types of Brain Concussion
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