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Concussion
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Deceleration can exert rotational forces in the brain, especially the midbrain and diencephalon.

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Concussion from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | CT | MRI | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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