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Table 5 Characteristics of patients with Glasgow Come Score (GCS) 13–15 presenting within 24 h after injury in the comparison cohort with clinically important traumatic brain injury (CiTBI) not identified by Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee (SNC) guideline

From: External validation of the Scandinavian guidelines for management of minimal, mild and moderate head injuries in children

Age Gender GCS Mechanism of injury Injury recorded on CT Neurosurgery Clinically important traumatic brain injury
6 years F 15 Fall 1.5 m–3 m Intracranial haemorrhage/contusion—extra-axial Pneumocephalus
Skull fracture—non depressed
No Yes
Admitted > 2 days
10 years F 15 Fall from motorised vehicle Intracranial haemorrhage/contusion—extra-axial and parenchymal Pneumocephalus
Basilar skull fracture
No Yes
Admitted > 2 days
15 years M 15 Unclear Intracranial haemorrhage/contusion—parenchymal No Yes
Admitted > 2 days
2 years M 15 Kicked by animal Intracranial contusion—parenchymal
Depressed skull fracture
No Yes
Admitted > 2 days
  1. CT computed tomography