Concussions may cause lingering symptoms in children, study shows

03/5/2012 | Reuters

Children who suffered a concussion were more likely to have somatic and cognitive symptoms, compared with children with other types of injuries, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. An estimated 10% to 15% of children who experienced loss of consciousness still had cognitive problems for months after the injury, the lead researcher said.

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