© BioMed Illustrations
Title: Traumatic Brain Injury: Axonal and Shear Injury
Author: Aimee Lea Cammilleri
Description: This medical exhibit shows how a traumatic brain injury occurs causing an axonal and shear injury. Coup and contra-coup action causes severe and permanent brain damage when the brain and skull collide during a rear impact. The first inset shows an enlarged section of the brain matter illustrating how the shearing force of the brain movement causes axon damage. The second inset shows a more in-depth view of how an axon is injured resulting in its death.
Keywords: Color, Information Graphics, Medical Malpractice, Stock, Web, Medical-Legal, Personal Injury, Product Demonstration, Anatomy, Injuries, Legal Exhibits