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Brain Injuries

Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits.

Year introduced: 1981(1963)

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Tree Number(s): C10.228.140.199, C10.900.300.087, C26.915.300.200

MeSH Unique ID: D001930

Entry Terms:

  • Injuries, Brain
  • Brain Injury
  • Injury, Brain
  • Injuries, Acute Brain
  • Acute Brain Injuries
  • Acute Brain Injury
  • Brain Injury, Acute
  • Injury, Acute Brain
  • Brain Injuries, Acute
  • Brain Lacerations
  • Brain Laceration
  • Laceration, Brain
  • Lacerations, Brain
  • Brain Injuries, Focal
  • Brain Injury, Focal
  • Focal Brain Injury
  • Injuries, Focal Brain
  • Injury, Focal Brain
  • Focal Brain Injuries

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