Which physical findings are characteristic of head-trauma-caused pediatric headache?

Updated: Jan 02, 2019
  • Author: J Ivan Lopez, MD, FAAN, FAHS; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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In acute injuries to the head, the child may have an altered level of consciousness, focal neurologic deficits, abnormalities in cranial nerve function (III, VI), and hemiparesis. In chronic injuries, the physical examination findings often are normal.


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