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Concussion in children and adolescents: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis

William P Meehan, III, MD
Michael J O'Brien, MD
Section Editors
Albert C Hergenroeder, MD
Richard G Bachur, MD
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James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH


This topic will discuss the clinical manifestations and diagnosis of concussions sustained by children and adolescents. The management of concussions in children and adolescents, the sideline evaluation of concussion, concussions and traumatic brain injury in adults, and postconcussion syndrome are discussed separately:

(See "Concussion in children and adolescents: Management".)

(See "Sideline evaluation of concussion".)

(See "Acute mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) in adults".)

(See "Postconcussion syndrome".)

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