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Head Injury

Head Injury can be as result of trauma to skull or brain. It can be a Neuronal Injury, hemorrhages, Vascular Injury, Cranial Nerve Injury and subdural hematoma/hygromas. These classifications can be either open head injury or closed head injury, depend on if skull was broken. The cause can be due to a trauma that happen at home, at work or in civil matters. Head trauma can be obvious or discrete and can follow with any of the following symptoms:

  • Lose consciousness
  • Vomit
  • Behavioral changes/seizure
  • Headache
  • Pupil Mismatch
  • Paralysis

If intracranial hemorrhage occurs surgery are used to lessen the pressure.

The incidence of head injury in united state also 1.7 million / year of which 3% will die.