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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020, 8(4), 100-102
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-4-2
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Traumatic Brain Injury: a Case Report and Its Contribution to Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms - Alpha-Emitting Nanoparticulates Proven as Key

Florent Pirot1,

1Independent researcher, Plobannalec-Lesconil, France

Pub. Date: February 16, 2020

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Florent Pirot. Traumatic Brain Injury: a Case Report and Its Contribution to Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms - Alpha-Emitting Nanoparticulates Proven as Key. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020; 8(4):100-102. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-4-2


This case report on a mild traumatic brain injury (self-diagnosis of the author on his own brain) leads to alpha-emitting nanoparticulates whose major contribution to TBI is confirmed by the extremely strong occurrence of TBIs in war veterans (with wideranging administrative data available to confirm the extremely strong typicality of the case). This allows a better and clearer understanding of the secondary injury events following TBI such as blood-brain barrier damage, mitochondria dysfunction and massive neuron death, of the various neurodegenerative disorders usually diagnosed following TBI such as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, chronic traumatic brain inflammation and indirect traumatic optic neuropathy, and of the risks of ischemic stroke following TBI.

traumatic brain injury chronic traumatic encephalopathy chronic traumatic brain inflammation neurodegenerative disorders indirect traumatic optic neuropathy diffuse axonal injury ischemic stroke concussion vision changes impulsivity apathy impaired memory impaired alertness anxiety depression ear ringing alpha-emitting nanoparticulates uranium thorium radium air pollution particulate matter plutonium depleted uranium

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