home > neurology center > neurology a-z list > head injury index Head Injury Head InjuryRelated Doctor's & Expert's Views « Back to Head Injury Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Causes of Retinal Detachment Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Concussion Symptoms and Testing Seizure Symptoms: How to Assist the Victim Sports and Concussions: What Are the Recommendations? Surviving a Gunshot Wound to the Head The Worst Headache of Your Life: Brain Hemorrhage Symptoms Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Sports and Concussions: What Are the Recommendations? Surviving a Gunshot Wound to the Head Seizure Symptoms: How to Assist the Victim The Worst Headache of Your Life: Brain Hemorrhage Symptoms Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Causes of Retinal Detachment Concussion Symptoms and Testing Suggested Reading on Head Injury (Brain Injury) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 28 articles Hematoma A hematoma is a collection of blood that is outside a blood vessel. There are different areas where hematomas occur including the inside the skull, scalp, Blood Clots Blood clots can occur in the venous and arterial vascular system. Blood clots can form in the heart, legs, arteries, veins, bladder, urinary tract and Internal Bleeding Internal bleeding occurs when an artery or vein is damaged and blood to escapes the circulatory system and collects inside the body. Internal bleeding Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary Fainting (Syncope) Fainting, also referred to as blacking out, syncope, or temporary loss of consciousness has many causes. Often a person will have signs or symptoms prior Brain Hemorrhage A brain hemorrhage is a type of Aneurysm (Brain) Brain aneurysm (cerebral aneurysm) is caused by microscopic damage to artery walls, infections of the artery walls, tumors, trauma, drug abuse. Symptoms Pulmonary Edema Pulmonary edema (swelling or fluid in the lungs) can either be caused by cardiogenic causes (congestive heart failure, heart attacks, abnormal heart valves) Shock (Medical) Medical shock is a life-threatening medical condition. There are several types of medical shock, septic shock, anaphylactic shock, cardiogenic shock, hypovolemic Seizures Symptoms and Types Seizures are divided into two categories: generalized and partial. Generalized seizures are produced by electrical impulses from throughout the brain, Seizure (Epilepsy) Epilepsy is a brain disorder in which the person has seizures. There are two kinds of seizures, focal and generalized. There are many causes of epilepsy. Nausea and Vomiting Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting. Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but they are symptoms of many conditions. The Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer's disease is a common cause of dementia. Symptoms and warning signs of Alzheimer's disease include memory loss, difficulty performing familiar Brain Lesions (Lesions on the Brain) Brain lesions (lesions on the brain) are caused by trauma, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, cancers, other diseases, stroke, bleeding, pituitary adenomas, Black Eye The most common cause of a black eye is due to an injury to the face or head. Most black eye injuries are minor and heal on their own, however, some may Psychotic Disorders Psychotic disorders are a group of serious illnesses that affect the mind. Different types of psychotic disorders include: Concussion Concussion is a short-lived loss of brain Hemophilia Hemophilia is one of a group of inherited bleeding disorders. Hemophilia A and B are inherited in an X-linked recessive genetic pattern and is more common Cauliflower Ear Cauliflower ear, or "Boxer's Ear" is caused by an injury to the ear, usually by blunt trauma from sports such as boxing, wrestling, or martial arts. When Shaken Baby Syndrome (Abusive Head Trauma) Shaken baby syndrome, or abusive head trauma, are the symptoms and signs that result from the violent shaking of an infant. These symptoms and signs include Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) Idiopathic means that the cause of the condition isn't known. Thrombocytopenic means there's a lower than normal number of platelets in the blood. Purpura Hypersomnia Hypersomnia is a condition where a person has excessive daytime sleepiness and trouble staying awake during the day. Treatment for hypersomnia includes Brain Damage: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment Brain damage causes destruction or deterioration of brain cells. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and acquired brain injury (ABI) are two kinds of brain damage. Newborn Jaundice (Neonatal Jaundice) Newborn jaundice or neonatal jaundice is a yellowish discoloration of the mucous membranes, whites of the eyes, and skin of a newborn. Newborn jaundice Aphasia Aphasia is a condition that is the result of damage to portions of the brain. It can be caused by stroke, head injury, brain tumor, or infection. There Stroke Prevention Stroke is the third leading killer in the United States. Some of the warning signs of stroke include sudden confusion, trouble seeing with one or both Coma (Medical) Coma is the inability to waken or react to the surrounding environment. The Glasgow Coma Scale is frequently used to measure the depth of coma. Causes Child Abuse Approximately 40 million children suffer abuse every year around the world, and more than 1,500 children die of abuse in the U.S. every year. Symptoms Medications 2 articles Procedures & Tests 1 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 3 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 7 articles Health News 135 articles Health Features 0 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! From WebMD Brain and Nervous System Resources Assess Your MS Symptoms Is Your Epilepsy Treatment Working? What It's Like to Have ADHD Featured Centers Feeling Short of Breath? What to Eat When You Have Cancer Top 3 Anaphylaxis Triggers Health Solutions From Our Sponsors Frequent Constipation? Greater Food Accessibility Exclusives What Does Psoriasis Look Like? How to Prevent Muscle Cramps Blood Clot? Know the Signs and Symptoms Allergy Triggers: Do You Know Yours?