Millions of people suffer from head injuries every year. Use the Head Injury Web Guide to learn more about different types of head injury, including common head injuries such as concussion, cerebral contusion, skull fractures and hematomas.
When the scalp, skull or brain is injured, it is commonly labeled a head injury. Find out more ... read more »
Although most concussions are mild, all concussions injure your brain. Like any injury, concussions ... read more »
A cerebral contusion is a bruise on the brain. Learn what happens when your brain suffers a contusion and how a cerebral contusion differs from a concussion.
- When searching for information on contusions, be aware that law firms may come up in your search results, trying to drum up business for lawsuits. Their information may not be trustworthy and accurate; it’s best to stick to reputable medical institutions and universities.
is the Web site of Dr. Gary E. Cordingley, a neurologist. In straightforward language, Cordingley explains what a contusion is and how a contusion differs from a concussion.
presents a video showing photos of a brain that has suffered a contusion, along with a discussion of contusion.
offers an overview of cerebral contusions and lacerations. Find out how doctors diagnose contusions and measure pressure in the brain.
A skull fracture is when the skull (cranial bones) surrounding the brain ... read more »
An intracranial hematoma is a blood clot on the brain’s surface ... read more »
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