Brain Contusion: Brain Tissue

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Brain Contusion In the following essay I will be explaining what a brain contusion is, along with the causes, signs and symptoms, and prognosis.
A brain contusion is a bruise of the brain tissue. Just like a bruise that happens on other parts of the body, a brain contusion is caused by a blood vessel leak. Since they involve structural brain damage, contusions are more serious than concussions (Brain and Spinal Cord. Org., n.d.)
The cause of a brain contusion is often caused by an impact to the head, like: car accident, a fall, or a sports- related accident. In most cases the brain is injured right below the site of impacts; however in other cases the injury occurs on the opposite side of the impact. Most contusions are found in the cortical

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