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Brain Concussion

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

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

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...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...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 injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition goes...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...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...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...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 sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...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 sclerosis). See symptoms of...read more »

Brain Concussion: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Brain Concussion: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Brain Concussion

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Brain Concussion: Animations

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:

Brain Concussion: Broader Related Topics

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