An Overlooked Concussion


And its results.  In the video below you will see tennis professional Victoria Azarenka collapse on the court at the US Open in New York.

http://www.youtube.com/v/pBOy8KZzgVA?fs=1&hl=en_US

Although the conditions were hot, and she had been complaining of abdominal pain earlier in the week, it was later found out that Azarenka sustained a concussion just prior to the match.  While warming up for the match she fell and hit her head.  The doctors and official report blame the fainting on the concussion.

I had missed this story until today, with the thought it was heat related, but after further investigation, it was yet another example of a poorly handled concussion.

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