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By ultimate cause
- Traumatic injury, a body wound or shock produced by sudden physical collision or movement
- Other injuries from external physical causes, such as radiation poisoning, burn, or frostbite
- Injury from toxin or as adverse effect of a pharmaceutical drug
- Wound, an injury in which skin is torn, cut or punctured (an open wound), or where blunt force trauma causes a contusion (a closed wound). In pathology, it specifically refers to a sharp injury which damages the dermis of the skin.
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Nerve injury
- Soft tissue injury
- Cell damage, including direct DNA damage
- "Trauma". Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com, LLC. 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-31.