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CONCUSSION, civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing is taken by force, while in concussion it is obtained by threatened violence. Hein. Lec. El, Sec. 1071

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What's more, if symptoms from the first concussion haven't completely resolved and another jolt to the head happens, you risk second impact syndrome, which is a rare, rapid and potentially fatal swelling of the brain.
I also want to highlight Second Impact Syndrome, a rare condition which can occur when a person with symptoms related to concussion suffers a second head injury.
Washington, January 2 ( ANI ): In a new study, physicians have reported the case of a 17-year-old high school football player with second impact syndrome (SIS) - a rare and devastating traumatic brain injury.
Rarely, and most commonly among adolescent boys, a second concussion can result in a condition called Second Impact Syndrome, which can cause severe brain injury and sometimes death, said Dr.
He determined that Schultz' brain injury was a classic case of Second Impact Syndrome (SIS), a rare, usually fatal condition which can occur when a second concussion is sustained before a person has healed from a first.