A brain contusion is defined as a bruising of the brain, and is a form of a traumatic brain injury. Similar to other forms of tissue, a brain contusion occurs when blood vessels leak blood into the surrounding areas. Contusions occur in approximately 25% of all brain injuries. The symptoms of a brain contusion depend on the area of the brain where the bleeding occurs, but can include headaches, dizziness, nausea, and difficulty with memory and speech. Brain contusions typically cause an increase in intracranial pressure, so treatments aim to decrease this pressure, which in turn decreases the chance of a brain herniation. Many contusions are capable of healing on their own, as long as the patient decreases his or her physical and cognitive activity for a while following the injury.
Brain Contusion Bioinformatics Tool
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