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Head Injury with Bifrontal Contusions and Late Deterioration

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Some patients with head injury may suffer contusions of both frontal lobes. These patients often present what appears to be relatively minor findings, only to deteriorate and die a few days later (“talk and die”).

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