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Brain Anatomy & Mechanism of Injury

Gross Anatomy of the Brain

Brain Anatomy

Brain anatomy visualized and described simply so it is easy to understand in this video demonstrating Acceleration / Deceleration (coup-contrecoup) injury.  See how diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is caused with low speed and high speed injuries.

This animation by Medivisuals explains diffuse axonal injury and neuron “suicide and murder.” See how a TBI can go undetected because symptoms may not be immediately observable and areas of injury and cell death can be too small for traditional CT & MRI to detect. These symptoms may progressively worsen as cell death continues, resulting in devastating brain injuries that do not fully develop until weeks or months after the initial incident.

Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI) caused by rotational brain motion

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