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Inter-hemispheric scissure, a rare location for a traumatic subdural hematoma, case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9213057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Subdural interhemispheric hematomas (ISH), though not really rare, are quite an uncommon complication of head traumas. This condition is more frequent in childhood, where it is generally considered as a part of a more complex syndrome, called 'Shaken Children Syndrome', usually pointing out child abuse. Although a head injury is very often considered the cause (in about 80-90% of the cases), possible predisposing factors such as coagulopathies, alcohol abuse or anticoagulant therapy can also be considered. Furthermore, as the rupture of an intracranial aneurysm has also occasionally pinpointed as a possible cause, this event should be kept in mind in order to be able to address exactly both the diagnostic and therapeutical procedures. A new conservatively managed case is thereby described. A review of the literature with particular attention drawn to the diagnosis and the different therapeutical possibilities is also elaborated.
A Rapanà; E Lamaida; V Pizza; P Lepore; F Caputi; G Graziussi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neurology and neurosurgery     Volume:  99     ISSN:  0303-8467     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1997 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-03     Completed Date:  1997-09-03     Revised Date:  2009-10-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502039     Medline TA:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurosurgical Division, San Luca Hospital, Vallo della Lucania (SA), Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Dominance, Cerebral / physiology*
Follow-Up Studies
Head Injuries, Closed / radiography*,  therapy
Hematoma, Subdural / radiography*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Neurologic Examination
Remission, Spontaneous
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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