Brain Scars Detected in Concussions

A closer look at the brains of soldiers who have suffered concussions reveals evidence of injuries that were invisible to conventional imaging methods.

Brain images taken from hundreds of soldiers diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries suggest that methods for diagnosing concussions are inadequate in detecting damage. The results, part of the largest-ever imaging study of traumatic brain injury in the military, provide evidence that even brain injuries commonly classified as mild may lead to long-lasting damage.


Brain Scars Detected in Concussions

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