Is there a cure for a diffuse axonal injury?

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There is no cure for a diffuse axonal injury. Diffuse axonal injuries are treated the same way as other traumatic brain injuries with watchful waiting and medication to treat any associated pain. Depending on the severity of the diffuse axonal injury, there may be temporary or permanent brain damage, coma, or death.

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