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Traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic injuries to the brain, also called intracranial injury, or simply head injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes brain damage.

With mild TBI, the patient may remain conscious or may lose consciousness for a few seconds or minutes.

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