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Descriptor English:   Coma, Post-Head Injury 
Descriptor Spanish:   Coma Postraumatismo Craneoencefálico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Coma Pós-Traumatismo da Cabeça 
Synonyms English:   Coma, Post Concussive
Coma, Post Head Injury
Coma, Post Trauma
Coma, Post Traumatic
Coma, Post-Concussive
Coma, Post-Trauma
Coma, Post-Traumatic
Coma, Post-Traumatic, Prolonged
Coma, Traumatic
Comas, Post-Concussive
Comas, Post-Head Injury
Comas, Post-Trauma
Post Head Injury Coma
Post-Concussive Coma
Post-Concussive Comas
Post-Head Injury Coma
Post-Head Injury Comas
Post-Trauma Coma
Post-Trauma Comas
Post-Traumatic Coma
Traumatic Coma  
Tree Number:   C10.597.606.358.800.200.200
C10.900.300.175
C26.915.300.350
Definition English:   Prolonged unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused, associated with traumatic injuries to the BRAIN. This may be defined as unconsciousness persisting for 6 hours or longer. Coma results from injury to both cerebral hemispheres or the RETICULAR FORMATION of the BRAIN STEM. Contributing mechanisms include DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY and BRAIN EDEMA. (From J Neurotrauma 1997 Oct;14(10):699-713) 
History Note English:   2000 
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:   34321 
Unique Identifier:   D020207 

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