Introduction: Coma


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Coma: Prolonged unconsciousness

Coma: A coma is a profound or deep state of unconsciousness. The affected individual is alive but is not able to react or respond to life around him/her. Coma may occur as an expected progression or complication of an underlying illness, or as a result of an event such as head trauma. 1

Researching symptoms of Coma: Further information about the symptoms of Coma is available including a list of symptoms of Coma, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Coma, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Coma: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Coma, underlying causes of Coma (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Coma: Various information is available about treatments available for Coma, or research treatments for other diseases.

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1. excerpt from NINDS Coma Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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