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Research Article

Epidemiology of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury at Sylvanus Olympio University Hospital of Lomé in Togo

Table 2

Type and frequency of head injuries for 59 (64.8%) CT scans done.

InjuriesOverall (%)Deaths (%)0–4 years (%)5–9 years (%)10–15 years (%) value

Brain edema43 (72.9)8 (18.6)13 (68.4)19 (76)11 (73)0.85
Skull fracture41 (69.5)8 (19.5)12 (63.2)19 (76)10 (66.7)0.63
Brain contusion33 (55.9)4 (12.1)10 (52.6)17 (68)06 (40)0.21
Subarachnoidal hemorrhage9 (15.2)1 (11.1)4 (21.0)5 (20)00.163
Intracerebral hemorrhage8 (13.6)4 (50)3 (15.8)3 (12)2 (13.3)0.90
Epidural hemorrhage4 (6.8)1 (25)3 (15.8)01 (6.7)0.119
Intraventricular hemorrhage3 (5)2 (66.7)01 (4)2 (13.3)0.203
Diffuse axonal injury3 (5)2 (66.7)2 (10.5)01 (6.7)0.275
No injury observed8 (13.6)03 (15.8)1 (4)4 (26.7)0.120

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