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Question Artery affected in Head Trauma

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What artery would likely be affected if a person is hit in the head and develops confusion?

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lol that's such a vague question. Probably the middle meningeal artery leading to an epidural hematoma.
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Middle meningeal artery - lateral hit of the head w loss of conscience followed by a recovery period, this before the symptoms of an epidural hematoma to bring him to see a dr.
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Hi guys,

What artery would likely be affected if a person is hit in the head and develops confusion?

Thanks!
Yeah with we think middle meningeal artery.
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