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what are the signs of head injury with a child?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Many: Crankiness, sleepiness, agitation, change in appetite, confusion, lapses, seizures can occur. Any change from the norm should prompt medical attention.
Answered on Apr 21, 2014

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Possible: If the pituitary gland is damaged in a head injury production of growth hormone as well as other hormones could not only stop or slow growth
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