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WJLA, February 20, 2012

Concussion photos: What a concussion looks like, inside and out

The superficial wounds of a severe concussion may be few and far between, but the lasting, internal damage can last for a very long time. Here's what a concussion looks like and how it has affected athletes and young people.

Striking the side

After a sudden blow to the head, the brain moves around inside the skull, and despite the cushion from the fluid, bounces against the bone.