What are the possible complications of postconcussive syndrome (PCS)?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: Roy H Lubit, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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Complications of postconcussive syndrome includethe following:

  • Subdural and epidural hematomas
  • Seizures
  • Early-onset dementia
  • Personality change
  • Impulsivity
  • Aggression
  • Exacerbations of preexisting psychiatric disorders, including preexisting dementia
  • Memory problems
  • Concentration problems
  • Sleep problems
  • Impaired cognition
  • Impaired multitasking
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Suicide attempts

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