Open Access Review Article

The Role of Computed Tomography in Management of Minor Head Injury

Mazen Mahmoud*

Pediatrics and Neonatology consultant, Muaither Health center, Qatar

Corresponding Author

Received Date: April 21, 2021;  Published Date: May 06, 2021


Trauma is the main reason of death and various kinds of disability in pediatric population. Minor head injury has been described as a trauma that lead to physiological disorder of brain function and the symptoms may include altered in mental status that may be or may not be associated with loss of consciousness. furthermore, the expression (concussion) has been sometimes used to refer to the same cases. in general, minor head injury case is diagnosis of exclusion and may be possible to achieve final diagnosis after adequate observation and perform appropriate imaging studies [1].

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