Diagnostic confirmation of mild traumatic brain injury by diffusion tensor imaging: a case report

@article{Krishna2012DiagnosticCO,
  title={Diagnostic confirmation of mild traumatic brain injury by diffusion tensor imaging: a case report},
  author={Ranga Krishna and Michael Grinn and Nicholas Giordano and Magesh Thirunavukkarasu and Prasanna Tadi and Shibani Das},
  journal={Journal of Medical Case Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={6},
  pages={66 - 66}
}
IntroductionTraumatic brain injury is a form of acquired brain injury that results from sudden trauma to the head. Specifically, mild traumatic brain injury is a clinical diagnosis that can have significant effects on an individual's life, yet is difficult to identify through traditional imaging techniques.Case presentationThis is the case of a 68-year-old previously healthy African American woman who was involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in significant head trauma. After the… 

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