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Disease Brain Concussion

Name Brain Concussion
Synonyms Brain Concussions | Cerebral Concussion | Cerebral Concussions | Commotio Cerebri | Concussion, Brain | Concussion, Cerebral | Concussion, Intermediate | Concussion, Mild | Concussion, Severe | Intermediate Concussion | Intermediate Concussions | Mild Concussion | Mild Concussions | Severe Concussion | Severe Concussions
Definition A nonspecific term used to describe transient alterations or loss of consciousness following closed head injuries. The duration of UNCONSCIOUSNESS generally lasts a few seconds, but may persist for several hours. Concussions may be classified as mild, intermediate, and severe. Prolonged periods of unconsciousness (often defined as greater than 6 hours in duration) may be referred to as post-traumatic coma (COMA, POST-HEAD INJURY). (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p418)
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D001924

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Concussion
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniocerebral Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Concussion
3. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniocerebral Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Head Injuries, Closed Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Concussion
4. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniocerebral Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Concussion
5. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Craniocerebral Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Head Injuries, Closed Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Concussion
6. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Wounds, Nonpenetrating Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Head Injuries, Closed Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Brain Concussion

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Brain Concussion
  Contrecoup Injury
  Post-Concussion Syndrome