Brain injury

Brain injury is a traumatic injury to the brain inside the skull. Usually it arises due to concussion, such as from falls or sports injuries. Severe brain injury may also occur in car accidents, blunt force injury, or other head injuries. Even mild brain injury can be serious. Concussion can ...

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Introduction: Brain injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and ...1

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Causes List for Brain injury

Some possible causes of Brain injury or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Brain injury

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of Brain Injury:

  • Fetal Brain Injury
  • Perinatal Brain Injury
  • Tentorial Tear
  • White Matter Injury
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Risk Factors for Brain injury

Older adults are at higher risk of falls, car accidents, and other accidents that can cause brain injury. Alcohol and certain medicines can affect a person's ability to drive safely and increase the risk for accidents and brain injury. Learn ...4

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  1. Source: NINDS (NIH): disorders/ tbi/ tbi.htm
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: NIA (NIH): health/ how-aging-brain-affects-thinking

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