Internal Damage Of Cranium

Brain damage in infants can be due to acquired or traumatic brain injury. Traumatic injury is due to external physical force or pressure exerted on the head during childbirth. Acquired injury is due to internal causes occuring in the skull. Damage caused during childbirth often causes symptoms which are mild and may be delayed. On the other hand, if the damage is severe, the symptoms are exhibited soon after birth which include, distorted facial features, increased forehead size, neck stiffness, small skull size, abnormal eye movements, and malformed spine. Infants with brain damage may develop sleeping disorders or light sensitivity.

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Can ADHD result from banging head against the wall?

Query: Hi doctor, I am not living together with my husband and we have a six year old boy. My child is living with my husband only. He used to meet me for some time and tell all the information what he had done. Before four years, when he was 2 years old, he said that, my husband banged my son's head five ...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, let me tell you that you are doing a great job managing a kid with ADHD along with some family issues what you had mentioned. Regarding the head banging episode, which you had mentioned is two years back when he was around two years old. A two year old kid r...  Read Full »

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