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Chronic subdural hematoma associated with sylvian arachnoid cyst in juvenile athletes: report of two cases and literature review.
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PMID:  21635806     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The association of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) and arachnoid cyst (AC) is uncommon. We reported 2 juvenile athletes with CSDH associated with AC which occurred in their daily sports activities and reviewed the literature. Both of them were treated surgically, with satisfactory outcome. AC is a common predisposing factor in young patients with CSDH. The complication of intracranial bleeding is an indication for surgical management. Though there are still controversies in the treatment of asymptomatic AC, it is the consensus that the patients with AC should avoid violent sports so as to reduce the incidence of intracranial hemorrhage resulted from head injuries.
Authors:
Tao Zeng; Song-Sheng Shi; Yu-Feng Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi / Chinese Medical Association     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1008-1275     ISO Abbreviation:  Chin. J. Traumatol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100886162     Medline TA:  Chin J Traumatol     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  174-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Affiliated Union Hospital, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou 350001, China.
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