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Can a major atv wreck(bleeding in brain, concussion, coma, etc.) stunt your growth?

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Dr. Estrada Bernard
Neurosurgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Theoretically

Theoretically a severe brain injury affecting the hypothalamus and hormonal regulation could have an effect on growth and other hormone mediated processes.

In brief: Theoretically

Theoretically a severe brain injury affecting the hypothalamus and hormonal regulation could have an effect on growth and other hormone mediated processes.
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery

In brief: Intracranial bleed

Depends on the age of the patient at the time of injury - if an adolescent then one is through most of the growth at that time, in a younger child still growing then yes a serious brain injury can slow one's growth.

In brief: Intracranial bleed

Depends on the age of the patient at the time of injury - if an adolescent then one is through most of the growth at that time, in a younger child still growing then yes a serious brain injury can slow one's growth.
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