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Interhemispheric chronic subdural haematoma: case report and brief review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20515363     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Chronic subdural haematoma usually arises from a traumatic acute haemorrhage in the subdural space, frequently causing mass effect and consequent neurological decline. This lesion is mainly found over the cortical convexity and its evolution and surgical approach has been extensively studied. Nevertheless, inter-hemispheric chronic subdural haematoma is considered a rare lesion.
AIM AND CASE REPORT: This study reported a case of traumatic acute interhemispheric subdural haematoma, initially asymptomatic, and its evolution to a chronic symptomatic lesion, as well as the surgical approach employed. A brief review of the literature is presented with a discussion of the therapeutic options.
Paulo Roberto Requejo; Rafael Pereira Vaitsman; Mauro Sérgio Paiva; Alexandre Légora Machado; Marcelo Viana Barroso; José Massoud Salame; Paulo Roberto Louzada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain injury     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1362-301X     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Inj     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-15     Completed Date:  2010-12-23     Revised Date:  2014-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710358     Medline TA:  Brain Inj     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1039-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Accidental Falls
Chronic Disease
Hematoma, Subdural / radiography*,  surgery
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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