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Brain Injury, Closed

Occurs when the head accelerates and then rapidly decelerates or collides with another object (for example the windshield of a car) and brain tissue is damaged, not by the presence of a foreign object within the brain, but by violent smashing, stretching, and twisting, of brain tissue.  Closed brain injuries typically cause diffuse tissue damage that results in disabilities which are generalized and highly variable.

 



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