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Whiplash - Mechanism of Closed Head Injury
This medical illustration series depicts the mechanism of a closed head injury with a side-to-side whiplash motion. Shows a front view of the head with the brain in normal position. Injury steps: 1. Head and neck moving violently to the person's right, with the left fronto-temporal region impacting the inner surface of the skull; 2. Head and neck moving violently to the left, with the right fronto-temporal region impacting the inner skull; and 3. Resulting brain damage to the right and left fronto-temporal regions of the brain.