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What sort of disorder is a cerebral contusion?

What sort of disorder is a cerebral contusion?

Traumatic: A cerebral contusion is a bruise to the surface cortex of the brain associated with bleeding (vasogenic edema). It is caused by traumatic brain injuries (concussion, blunt head trauma, skull fractures) and typically resolves over days to weeks and can leave a permanent scar in the brain associated with a neurological deficit and/or a seizure focus. ...Read more

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Concussion (Definition)

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When a man has cerebral contusion, what does it mean?

When a man has cerebral contusion, what does it mean?

Bruise of the brain: Contusion means bruise. There may be scattered bleeding or some surrounding swelling. This can be minor or very serious depending upon the extent and location of the contusion. All such patients should be hospitalized as the swelling may increase in the days after the injury and lead to serious problems. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting cerebral contusion?

Are some people more prone to getting cerebral contusion?

No: Contusion come from trauma such as falling or bumping the head. If you are prone to falling, i guess you're prone to getting a contusion. ...Read more

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What can I do to decrease the odds of developing cerebral contusion?

What can I do to decrease the odds of developing cerebral contusion?

Safety: Bicycle helmets, motorcycle helmets, avoidance of collision sports like soccer and football. Prevention is the key and avoidance of activities that could injure the head and brain. ...Read more

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What are the factors that make it more likely to get cerebral contusion?

Carelessness: Contusion- bruising on the brain can be caused by bad luck, but more often they are a result of carelessness when people don't wear bicycle helmets, motorcycle helmets, or helmets on 4 wheelers. They are careless in their pursuit of fun and don't follow proper techniques to protect their brain. Be careful, plan carefully, and go through a little inconvenience to save the brain! ...Read more

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Sure, i've heard of cerebral contusion. But now that my child may have it, I want to know what it really does to the body.?

Sure, i've heard of cerebral contusion. But now that my child may have it, I want to know what it really does to the body.?

Bruising of brain: Cerebral contusion is a trauma to the brain tissue, like bruising of cerebral tissue. In a young person who is well without any changes in function the changes are that there will be no sequela, although epileptic seizures may follow cerebral contusion in some cases. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a cerebral contusion?

Cerebral contusion: Cerebral contusion is the result of a blunt force trauma to the head, which causes swelling of the region of the brain nearest to the impact. This swelling interferes with normal mental function in various ways. While it can cause a significant headache, mild contusions require only rest, fluids, and antiinflammatory medications for the headache. Severe symptoms could require cortisone or surgery. ...Read more

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What does getting cerebral contusion mean in the long run?

What does getting cerebral contusion mean in the long run?

Don't do it again: Cerebral contusions (bruising) in the brain is usually tolerated okay if it's not too severe. But as each subsequent head injury is cumulative and exponential in it's effects, you only wan this once in your life! ...Read more

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Had cerebral contusion during fall. Neurosurgeon says it is 6 millimeters. How will that affect me?

Had cerebral contusion during fall. Neurosurgeon says it is 6 millimeters. How will that affect me?

Cerebral contusion: Symptoms will depend on what part of the brain is involved, . If you are not experiencing any symptoms by now, it is possible you will not experience any defecits in the future. ...Read more

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