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How can diffuse brain damage be seen?

Doctors typically cannot see diffuse brain damage. It is usually not observable through MRIs or CT scans. It can, however, be seen under a microscope, but this is only possible during an autopsy when the brain can be properly prepared for dissection.

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What is a diffuse brain injury?
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A diffuse brain injury is a type of traumatic brain injury that has an effect on the entire brain. A...
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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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Do diffuse brain injuries affect females and males differently?
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Diffuse brain injuries affect males and females differently in their frequency rate. The traumatic b...
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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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