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20 year old in a coma after a fall. Need help in reading the MRI report. What would be the recovery period?

My daughter is 20 years, she is in a coma more than two months from a fall accident , Her Glasgow Coma Scale: sometimes 7 and sometimes 10 Report MRI of the Brain Reveals; Technique: T1Wl axial, sagittal. T2Wl axial, coronal. Axial Flair. Findings: =Right fronto-partietyal subdural collection is seen displaying CSF like signalintensity (low and high Slon both T1 and T2 Wls respectively and low Sl on axial FLAIR0. = The right insula is the seat f an ill-defined infra- axial abnormal Sl, displaying iso-intense Sl on T1 Wl and high Sl on T2 Wl and more high Sl on axial FLAIR ………???Cerebral contusion versus ischemic area. What is your opinion in this case according to the MRI report, is she not a wake or will awake from the coma, and how long she will takes to recover, and which best center for coma. Thank you very much.
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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MRI does show lot of damage that has occurred due to the fall. She has been in coma and that is a too long period for somebody to remain in coma. It indicates that the injury was very serious and that chances of waking up from coma are low. However patients have been known to wake up from coma after years !
The recovery is a very slow long drawn process. It may not be complete and life long nursing care will be required.
Answered: Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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