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Descriptor English:   Head Injuries, Closed 
Descriptor Spanish:   Traumatismos Cerrados de la Cabeza 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Traumatismos Cranianos Fechados 
Synonyms English:   Closed Head Injuries
Head Injury, Blunt
Head Injury, Nonpenetrating
Injuries, Closed Head
Blunt Head Injuries
Blunt Head Injury
Closed Head Injury
Closed Head Trauma
Closed Head Traumas
Head Injuries, Blunt
Head Injury, Closed
Head Traumas, Closed
Nonpenetrating Head Injuries
Nonpenetrating Head Injury
Head Injuries, Nonpenetrating
Head Trauma, Closed  
Tree Number:   C10.900.300.350
C26.915.300.450
C26.974.382
Definition English:   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) 
Indexing Annotation English:   coordinate with BRAIN INJURIES, TRAUMATIC only if both are discussed
History Note English:   92 
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:   30058 
Unique Identifier:   D016489 

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