Neurological episodes after minor head injury and trigeminovascular activation
UNSPECIFIED. (1997) Neurological episodes after minor head injury and trigeminovascular activation. MEDICAL HYPOTHESES, 48 (5). pp. 431-435. ISSN 0306-9877Full text not available from this repository.
Children appear particularly susceptible to severe but reversible neurological symptoms and/or signs after minor head injury; these include headache, confusion, drowsiness, vomiting, hemiparesis, cortical blindness, or seizures. Significantly, these neurological episodes are not associated with any identifiable structural brain abnormality on neuro-imaging. We propose that the cause of this condition is a reactive hyperaemia, a 'benign hyperaemic encephalopathy' mediated via activation of the trigeminovascular system.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Journal or Publication Title:||MEDICAL HYPOTHESES|
|Official Date:||May 1997|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 431-435|
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