Cerebral Contusion

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Head Injury

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.

Head Injury Basics

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 »

Cerebral Contusion

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.

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  • 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.

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Skull Fracture

A skull fracture is when the skull (cranial bones) surrounding the brain ... read more »

Intracranial Hematoma

An intracranial hematoma is a blood clot on the brain’s surface ... read more »

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