Pediatric Pearls: Post-Concussion Symptom Trajectories
An 11-year-old girl recently sustained a concussion during field hockey practice. Since then, she has been experiencing headaches and her mother has noticed that she seems more irritable than usual. She asks if these symptoms are related to Jennifer's concussion, and if so, how long they will last.
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Jessica L. Tomaszewski, MD, is a pediatrician in the Division of General Pediatrics/Primary Care in the Department of Pediatrics at Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Jessup Street, in Wilmington, DE.