A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined as a blow or jolt to the head, or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. Symptoms of a TBI can be mild, moderate or severe, depending on the extent of damage to the brain. Mild cases may result in a brief change in mental state or consciousness, while severe cases may result in extended periods of unconsciousness, coma or even death.


Traumatic Brain Injury Overview

  • TBI Symptoms

  • Surgical Lesions

  • Diffuse Injuries

  • Medical Treatment

  • Typical Outcome

  • Radiological Tests

  • Rehabilitation

  • Diagnosis

  • Surgical Treatment

  • Skull Fractures

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