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What is the prognosis for diffuse brain injuries?

Diffuse brain injuries can range in severity from mild to fatal. When the diffuse brain injury is mild or moderate, it is possible to recover with minimal long-term problems. If the injury is severe, however, the prognosis is usually poor. Severe diffuse brain injuries leave many people unconscious. Those who do regain consciousness often suffer from disabling long-term problems.

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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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Does the direction of head movement affect diffuse brain injuries?
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