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post-concussion syndrome


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A combination of signs and symptoms which follow concussion. They include headaches, irritability, giddiness, and mental fatigue. Athletes exhibiting post-concussive syndrome should not be allowed to return to participation in sports (especially contact or collision sports) until it has resolved completely because they are particularly susceptible to a serious injury at this time (see second impact syndrome).

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.


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