What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of postconcussive syndrome (PCS)?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: Roy H Lubit, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: David Bienenfeld, MD  more...
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CT scan may show a fracture across the middle meningeal artery, or shifts in the brain from bleeds.

MRI scans are more sensitive than CT scans.

Diffusion tensor imaging is far better at showing white matter damage that can result from head trauma.


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