Emergency Medicine Book


Brain Contusion

Aka: Brain Contusion
  1. See Also
    1. Head Injury
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Severe Head Injury
  3. Signs
    1. General
      1. Focal neurologic deficits
      2. Prolonged coma
    2. BrainstemContusion
      1. Decerebrate rigidity
      2. Unequal dilated pupils
      3. Coma
  4. Imaging
    1. CT Head (at presention and repeated in 12 hours)
      1. Cerebral Necrosis
      2. Edema
      3. Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage
  5. Management
    1. Emergent Neurosurgical Consultation

Brain Contusion (C0149844)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
MSH D001930
SnomedCT 34663006
English Brain Contusions, Contusion, Brain, Contusions, Brain, contusion brain, of brain contusion, contusion of brain, brain contusions, brain contusion, Brain contusion, Contusion of brain (diagnosis), head injury contusion of brain, Contusion of brain, Contusional brain injury, Contusion of brain (disorder), brain; contusion, contusion; brain, Contusion of brain, NOS, Brain Contusion
Italian Contusione cerebrale, Contusione del cervello
Japanese 脳挫傷, ノウザショウ
Portuguese Contusão Encefálica, Contusão cerebral
Spanish Contusión Encefálica, conmoción encefálica (trastorno), conmoción encefálica, contusión encefálica (trastorno), contusión encefálica, Contusión cerebral
German Hirnkontusion, Hirnprellung
Czech Kontuze mozku, mozek - pohmoždění
French Contusion de l'encéphale, Contusion cérébrale, Contusion encéphalique
Hungarian Contusio cerebri
Norwegian Hjernekontusjon
Dutch contusie; hersenen, hersenen; contusie, hersencontusie, Hersencontusie
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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