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Disease Coma, Post-Head Injury

Name Coma, Post-Head Injury
Synonyms Coma, Post Concussive | Coma, Post-Concussive | Coma, Post Head Injury | Coma, Post Trauma | Coma, Post-Trauma | Coma, Post Traumatic | Coma, Post-Traumatic | Coma, Post-Traumatic, Prolonged | Comas, Post-Concussive | Comas, Post-Head Injury | Comas, Post-Trauma | Coma, Traumatic | Post-Concussive Coma | Post-Concussive Comas | Post Head Injury Coma | Post-Head Injury Coma | Post-Head Injury Comas | Post-Trauma Coma | Post-Trauma Comas | Post-Traumatic Coma | Traumatic Coma
Definition Prolonged unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused, associated with traumatic injuries to the BRAIN. This may be defined as unconsciousness persisting for 6 hours or longer. Coma results from injury to both cerebral hemispheres or the RETICULAR FORMATION of the BRAIN STEM. Contributing mechanisms include DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY and BRAIN EDEMA. (From J Neurotrauma 1997 Oct;14(10):699-713)
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D020207

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurobehavioral Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Consciousness Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Unconsciousness Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Coma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Coma, Post-Head Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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 Coma, Post-Head Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. 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 Coma, Post-Head Injury Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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