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What are the symptoms of swelling of the brain from trauma?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Often similar: Focal damage from trauma can have identical symptoms from focal swelling. Diffuse swelling can mimic certain types of brain trauma, especially "diffuse axonal injury". The best way to make the distinction is with mri.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013
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