What Is a Diffuse Axonal Injury?

What Is a Diffuse Axonal Injury?

A diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is a type of brain injury that causes tears in the brain's long connecting nerve fibers, called axons. This injury occurs due to a blunt injury that causes the brain to rotate and shift rapidly inside the skull.

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  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
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  • American Medical Association
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