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Head injury

Head injury: Introduction

Head injury: An injury to the head. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Head injury is available below.

Symptoms of Head injury

Treatments for Head injury

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Head injury: Deaths

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Head injury: Complications

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Causes of Head injury

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Disease Topics Related To Head injury

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Head injury: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Head injury

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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...read more »

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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 »

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Head injury: Rare Types

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Prevention of Head injury

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Definitions of Head injury:

Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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