The Mechanism of Contre-coup Injury.

  • A F Goggio
  • Published 1941 in Journal of neurology and psychiatry


WHEN one considers the various types of intracranial lesion produced by trauma to the head-extradural haemorrhage, subdural hemorrhage, cortical laceration, haemorrhage into brain substance or ventricles-there is one type of injury which of recent years has excited much speculation as to the mechanism of its causation, namely, " contre-coup injury." It has… (More)


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