What Happens Inside The Brain During A Traumatic Brain Injury?

A Traumatic Brain Injury is either diffuse or focal.   TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Diffuse Injuries Diffuse injuries are characterized by microscopic damage to many areas of the brain; whereas, focal injuries occur in a specific location of the brain.   TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Focal Injuries Focal injuries with localized damage to the brain may result when the brain bounces against the skull.  The areas of the brain that are most likely affected by focal injury are the brainstem, frontal lobe, and temporal lobes because their locations are close to bony protrusions.      As a result of the traumatic brain injury, the brain may [...]