A 23-year-old female asked:
Can a blow to the base of the skull cause brain damage?
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Critical Care 37 years experience
Neurology: Any trauma to the head can cause "damage". The more significant the trauma the higher the likelihood of a brain injury. Football players are an excellent example. The location of the injury can also determine the type of symptoms that may present.
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Last updated May 30, 2013
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