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Head injury

Head injury: Introduction

Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Head injury, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Head injury:

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Head injury: Symptom Checker

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Head injury Treatments

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Stories from Users for Head injury

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Head injury: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Head injury

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Head injury: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Head injury

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Head injury: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Head injury: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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)

Detailed list of causes of Head injury

The list below shows some of the causes of Head injury mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Head injury?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Head injury. Of the 3 causes of Head injury that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Head injury:

The following list of conditions have 'Head injury' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Head injury:

The following list of medical conditions have Head injury or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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What are the alternative names for Head injury:

Craniocerebral trauma
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Head injury:

Subtypes of Head injury:

Battle's sign (3 causes), Blow to the head (6 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Head injury:

Head symptoms (10192 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes)

Symptoms related to Head injury:

Head pain (182 causes), Headache (2433 causes), Brain injury, Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head trauma (8 causes), Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Brain trauma, Closed head injury, Primary brain injury, Secondary brain injury, Cerebral injury (23 causes), Penetrating head injury, Brain herniation, Cerebral herniation, Transtentorial herniation, Subfalcine herniation, Central herniation, Upward herniation, Cerebellar herniation, tonsillar herniation, Glasgow Coma Scale

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Head injury

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