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Do diffuse brain injuries affect females and males differently?

Diffuse brain injuries affect males and females differently in their frequency rate. The traumatic brain injuries that can lead to diffuse brain damage are more common in males than in females. Specifically, they occur in highest frequency among males between 15 and 24 years of age.

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What is the most severe type of diffuse brain injury?
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Is a diffuse brain injury serious?
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