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Is there a cure for a diffuse axonal injury?

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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How do diffuse and focal brain injuries differ?
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Diffuse and focal are terms used to broadly differentiate between types of traumatic brain injuries....
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Do diffuse brain injuries affect females and males differently?
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What is the most severe type of diffuse brain injury?
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The most severe type of diffuse brain injury is a diffuse axonal injury. Axons are parts of nerve ce...
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What are the four types of injury that can cause diffuse brain damage?
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