Medical Dictionary: Brain Injury


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Brain Injury: Another name for Traumatic Brain Injury.
Brain Injury (condition): Brain injury from trauma or accident.

Brain Injury: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head causes damage to the brain. The damage can be focal, confined to one area of the brain, or diffuse, involving more than one area of the brain. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page: NINDS

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