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postconcussion syndrome [2 records]

Record 1 2009-08-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nervous System
CONT

The so-called postconcussion syndrome refers to a vague dizziness (rarely vertigo) associated with anxiety, difficulty in concentrating, headache, and photophobia induced by a head injury resulting in concussion.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Système nerveux
DEF

Ensemble de symptômes (syndrome) qui peuvent se manifester et persister à la suite d'un traumatisme crânien tels que : céphalées, étourdissements, nausées, etc.

CONT

Parmi les patients dont le score de Glasgow est supérieur à 12 et qui ont subi une commotion cérébrale (perte de conscience, ou période d'amnésie ou de confusion d'une durée variable), certains présenteront un syndrome postcommotionnel d'une durée pouvant dépasser un an.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistema nervioso
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Record 2 1995-03-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Mental Disorders
OBS

Term (& French equivalents) extracted from the 9th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psychologie clinique
  • Troubles mentaux

Spanish

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