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Descriptor English:   Brain Injuries 
Descriptor Spanish:   Lesiones Encefálicas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Lesões Encefálicas 
Synonyms English:   Acute Brain Injuries
Acute Brain Injury
Brain Injuries, Acute
Brain Injuries, Focal
Brain Injury
Brain Injury, Acute
Brain Injury, Focal
Brain Laceration
Brain Lacerations
Focal Brain Injuries
Focal Brain Injury
Injuries, Acute Brain
Injuries, Brain
Injuries, Focal Brain
Injury, Acute Brain
Injury, Brain
Injury, Focal Brain
Laceration, Brain
Lacerations, Brain  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.199
C10.900.300.087
C26.915.300.200
Definition English:   Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; consider also /inj with specific parts of the brain; do not confuse with CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA
History Note English:   1981(1963); for BRAIN CONTUSION use BRAIN CONCUSSION 1998-1999 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   1956 
Unique Identifier:   D001930 

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