Trauma craneano

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Trauma craneano

Una lesión en la cabeza puede ocurrir cuando la cabeza y el cuello se lanzan violentamente, como en el caso de un accidente. Este tipo de lesión también puede causar daño al cerebro, al hacerlo rebotar contra el cráneo; como resultado, el cerebro puede sangrar, inflamarse e incrementar peligrosamente su presión.

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  • Last Reviewed on 02/16/2012
  • Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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