What are the treatment options for diffuse brain injuries?

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Treatment for diffuse brain injuries, a type of traumatic brain injury, focuses on making sure the brain damage doesn't get worse through swelling. An injured brain often swells, and pressure can start to build up. This buildup of pressure can further damage brain tissue. To reduce swelling, diuretics may be given. Anti-seizure drugs may be used to prevent seizures.

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