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COMMOTION CEREBRALE GRADE 2 [1 record]

Record 1 2003-01-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Symptoms (Medicine)
  • Nervous System
DEF

An altered state of consciousness resulting from a blow or whiplash where there is brief loss of consciousness or symptoms lasting longer than fifteen minutes.

OBS

A complex (second degree) concussion corresponds to a grade two ... concussion using the American Academy of Neurology guidelines.

Key term(s)
  • second-degree concussion

French

Domaine(s)
  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Système nerveux
CONT

Une commotion cérébrale de deuxième degré est souvent caractérisée par une confusion légère causée par une amnésie post-traumatique. Un pas mal assuré, le tinnisitus (bourdonnement d'oreille), de l'étourdissement ainsi que des maux de tête peuvent suivre ce type de commotion cérébrale.

OBS

Classification de l'Académie américaine de neurologie. Commotion cérébrale, grade 2 : confusion transitoire, pas de perte de conscience et symptômes qui persistent plus de 15 minutes, si plus d'une heure examen médical requis.

Spanish

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