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PREFERRED TERM

Head Injuries, Closed  

NARROWER CONCEPTS

ENTRY TERMS

  • Closed Head Injuries
  • Closed Head Injury
  • Closed Head Trauma
  • Closed Head Traumas
  • Head Injuries, Nonpenetrating
  • Head Injury, Closed
  • Head Injury, Nonpenetrating
  • Head Trauma, Closed
  • Head Traumas, Closed
  • Injuries, Closed Head
  • Nonpenetrating Head Injuries
  • Nonpenetrating Head Injury

NOTE

  • coordinate with BRAIN INJURIES, TRAUMATIC only if both are discussed

SCOPE NOTE

  • Traumatic injuries to the cranium where the integrity of the skull is not compromised and no bone fragments or other objects penetrate the skull and DURA MATER. This frequently results in mechanical injury being transmitted to intracranial structures which may produce TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES, hemorrhage, or CRANIAL NERVE INJURIES. (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p417)

HISTORY NOTE

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http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D016489

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