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Disease Head Injuries, Closed

Name Head Injuries, Closed
Synonyms Blunt Head Injuries | Blunt Head Injury | Closed Head Injuries | Closed Head Injury | Closed Head Trauma | Closed Head Traumas | Head Injuries, Blunt | Head Injuries, Nonpenetrating | Head Injury, Blunt | Head Injury, Closed | Head Injury, Nonpenetrating | Head Trauma, Closed | Head Traumas, Closed | Injuries, Closed Head | Nonpenetrating Head Injuries | Nonpenetrating Head Injury | Trauma, Closed Head | Traumas, Closed Head
Definition Traumatic injuries to the cranium where the integrity of the skull is not compromised and no bone fragments or other objects penetrate the skull and dura mater. This frequently results in mechanical injury being transmitted to intracranial structures which may produce traumatic brain injuries, hemorrhage, or cranial nerve injury. (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p417)
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D016489

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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

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