CHRONIC TRAUMATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY
\kɹˈɒnɪk tɹɔːmˈatɪk ɛnsˌɛfɐlˈɒpəθɪ], \kɹˈɒnɪk tɹɔːmˈatɪk ɛnsˌɛfɐlˈɒpəθɪ], \k_ɹ_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_k t_ɹ_ɔː_m_ˈa_t_ɪ_k ɛ_n_s_ˌɛ_f_ɐ_l_ˈɒ_p_ə_θ_ɪ]\
Definitions of CHRONIC TRAUMATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY
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Conditions characterized by persistent brain damage or dysfunction as sequelae of cranial trauma. This disorder may result from DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; BRAIN EDEMA; and other conditions. Clinical features may include DEMENTIA; focal neurologic deficits; PERSISTENT VEGETATIVE STATE; AKINETIC MUTISM; or COMA.
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