Brain injury is an injury that occurs in the brain of any living being. They can be classified as primary or secondary injuries according to the injury processes that occur in the brain. They can also be classified as focal and diffuse injury according to the extent or location of the injury in the brain. The specific forms of injuries to the brain include:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
This is an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology caused by an external force.
Acquired brain injury
This is an injury to the brain that is not congenital, hereditary, degenerative or induced by birth trauma. Examples of some acquired injuries to the brain may include stroke, near drowning, hypoxic or anoxic injury, tumor, neurotoxins, lightning strike or electric shock.
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