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Meningioma associated with acute subdural hematoma: A review of the literature.
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PMID:  25422791     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
BACKGROUND: Classically meningiomas present with a gradual onset of symptoms and their acute presentation with hemorrhagic events seems to be a rare event. A review of the literature shows only 18 cases of meningioma associated with acute subdural hematoma. The possible mechanisms of hemorrhage are not yet fully understood.
CASE DESCRIPTION: We report a case of sphenoid wing meningioma associated with acute subdural hematoma, without history of trauma. The presence of meningioma was discovered during the surgery. The tumor and hematoma were removed without postoperative complications.
CONCLUSIONS: The authors have discussed the etiology of an acute subdural hemorrhage and reviewed the pertinent literature.
Di Vitantonio Hambra; De Paulis Danilo; Ricci Alessandro; Marzi Sara; Galzio Renato Juan
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-10-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical neurology international     Volume:  5     ISSN:  2229-5097     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Neurol Int     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101535836     Medline TA:  Surg Neurol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  S469-S471     Citation Subset:  -    
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