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Fatal clival subdural hematoma in a hemophiliac.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7832357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a hemophiliac in whom developed an unusual site of intracranial bleeding, a subdural hematoma that extended in the posterior fossa anteriorly from the clivus into the upper spinal subdural space. The hematoma was delayed in onset and was fatal. We review the current management recommendations for hemophiliac patients with head injury and the clinical presentation of intracranial bleeding in hemophiliacs. The necessity for Factor VIII replacement and serial computed tomography scans is emphasized.
D J Myers; J J Moossy; M V Ragni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of emergency medicine     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0196-0644     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1995 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-17     Completed Date:  1995-02-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8002646     Medline TA:  Ann Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-52     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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MeSH Terms
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*,  therapy
Factor VIII / therapeutic use
Fatal Outcome
Hematoma, Subdural / etiology*
Hemophilia A / complications*,  therapy
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / etiology
Reg. No./Substance:
9001-27-8/Factor VIII

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