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Brain Injury Patient Stories

Brittany: Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Driving back from school, Brittany was just a minute from home when her car hit a patch of ice and spun into a pole. The accident left her in a coma for six days and caused traumatic brain injury.

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Ross: Cavernous Malformation

As a college freshman majoring in computer science, Ross, 18, ascribed his pounding headache and excessive nausea to a common stomach virus. Two days later, the pain in Ross' head had become unbearable. A CT scan revealed a brain bleed called a cavernous malformation, which is a microscopic cluster of abnormal, dilated blood vessels.

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