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Chronic subdural haematoma in the elderly.
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PMID:  6516974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a twelve-month period, 16 patients over the age of 65 years presented with chronic subdural haematomas. Burr-hole aspiration in 15 resulted in complete recovery in 12, minimal dependence in one and significant dependence in two. One patient was managed conservatively and died. Difficulties in diagnosis are discussed.
D Patrick; P C Gates
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Age and ageing     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0002-0729     ISO Abbreviation:  Age Ageing     Publication Date:  1984 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-01-29     Completed Date:  1985-01-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375655     Medline TA:  Age Ageing     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Injuries / complications
Chronic Disease
Diagnosis, Differential
Hematoma, Subdural / diagnosis*,  surgery

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