Summary of Concussion
Flashcards on Concussion
Concussion clinically describes following sudden trauma of the head.
Questions on Concussion
A 7-year-old boy comes to the emergency department with his mother. His mother says he dove head-first into a shallow pool and was unconscious for a period of thirty seconds. Upon awakening, the patient had one episode of emesis. The boy does not recall the event. Physical examination reveals a confused male with several small superficial lacerations on his scalp. A computed tomography of the patient's head reveals no intracranial pathology.
Based on the patient's history, symptoms, and imaging, which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?