Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2013 , Vol 23 , Num 2
Minor Head Trauma in Children
A. Murat GEYİK1, Mehmet DOKUR2
1SANKO Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, Gaziantep, Türkiye
2SANKO Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Acil Tıp Anabilim Dalı, Gaziantep, Türkiye
Minor head trauma, is common in childhood. Intracranial injury after minor head trauma real incidence is unknown. In our country, at the national level in children with minor head trauma there is no comprehensive study containing data. However, a large number of local retrospective studies have been conducted. Minor head trauma may develop following TBI. Even if the rotational acceleration-deceleration due to diffuse axonal injury may occur Falls, the most common cause in children minor head trauma. The most common signs of loss of consciousness followed by minör head trauma defined as headache and vomiting. Of vomiting after head injury there is a history of the traumatic brain injury risk have shown that a little high. Seizures and skull fractures after minör head trauma less frequently seen. Goal of clinical evaluation, which is apparently a minor head injury patients differ from such as epidural hematoma requiring immediate intervention or concussion requiring careful follow-up and unnecessary neuro-radiological imaging procedures is to limit. As a general rule, with risk of intracranial injury in children with cranial CT imaging should be performed. Parents should give clear and concise information when evaluating minor head trauma. Anahtar Kelimeler : Minor head trauma, Children