My 14 yr old son had concussion in sept 07 w/ headache & visual, memory, thinking ability disturbance for a few hours after the injury. A CT scan revealed no bleeding. He has continued w/ fatigue and headache w/ feeling of pressure behind eyes. In Dec a follow-up CT essentially normal, tho mentions ventricles are enlarged but w/in the midline. Is this finding insignificant or could enlarged ventricles (even tho they are within the midline) be the reason for his ongoing symptoms & should be followed up?
Not all brain injuries show up on CT scans. If your son has demonstrable symptoms, I would seek evaluation and treatment from specialists such as neuropsychologist, speech & language, and occupational therapy. Most states also provide services within the public school system.
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