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How does a coma from head trauma and the head trauma itself damage the brain?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
In brief: Coma is a symptom
Head trauma is not brain trauma, both can co-exist.
Coma is a symptom secondary to brain trauma, not to simple head trauma. Brain trauma sets up an incredibly complex train of chemical reactions, some of which begin immediately and others may begin years later.

In brief: Coma is a symptom
Head trauma is not brain trauma, both can co-exist.
Coma is a symptom secondary to brain trauma, not to simple head trauma. Brain trauma sets up an incredibly complex train of chemical reactions, some of which begin immediately and others may begin years later.
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