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 ===== Differential Diagnosis ===== ===== Differential Diagnosis =====
-In some instances, the severity of neurocognitive symptoms may appear to be inconsistent with the severity of the TBI. After previously undetected neurological complications (e.g., chronic hematoma) are excluded, the possibility of diagnoses such as [[pain-medicine:​dsm-5:​somatic-symptom|somatic symptom disorder]] or [[pain-medicine:​dsm-5:​factitious|factitious disorder]] need to be considered. [[trauma-and-stressors:​ptsd|Posttraumatic stress disorder]] can co-occur with the neurocognitive impairment and have overlapping symptoms (e.g. - difficulty concentrating,​ depressed mood, aggressive behavioural disinhibition).+In some instances, the severity of neurocognitive symptoms may appear to be inconsistent with the severity of the TBI. After previously undetected neurological complications (e.g., chronic hematoma) are excluded, the possibility of diagnoses such as [[somatic:​dsm-5:​somatic-symptom|somatic symptom disorder]] or [[somatic:​dsm-5:​factitious|factitious disorder]] need to be considered. [[trauma-and-stressors:​ptsd|Posttraumatic stress disorder]] can co-occur with the neurocognitive impairment and have overlapping symptoms (e.g. - difficulty concentrating,​ depressed mood, aggressive behavioural disinhibition).