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A contusion resulting from the brain contacting the skull on the side opposite from where impact occurs.Compare with coup
- ‘Blunt trauma is responsible for coup and contrecoup ocular injury.’
- ‘Ignorance of the possibility of either coup or contrecoup contusions during criminal assault can lead to misinterpreted injuries.’
- ‘The classic contrecoup contusion has minimal brain injury at the site of impact and contusion in the opposite side of the brain.’
- ‘A case of contrecoup intracerebellar hematoma is reported.’
- ‘When I first became an animator, I never would have thought that my knowledge of contrecoup brain injuries would ever be needed again - especially in such an important way.’
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