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Relapsing juvenile chronic subdural hematoma in adult life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1153774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of relapsing juvenile chronic subdural hematoma with late relapse in adult life are presented and the literature reviewed. Both patients contracted subdural hematoma early in life; its persistence resulted in characteristic skull deformitites. The patients led an asymptomatic life until a second head trauma caused rebleeding into the old hematoma sac with recurring symptoms and signs. The source of rebleeding is the outer subdural membrane. Radiographic features vary, depending on the location and size of the subdural hematoma. The significance of localized thickening of the cranium is stressed in refining the differential diagnosis.
W C Yang; K Tabaddor; S Batnitzky; M P Valsamis; M M Schechter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  116     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1975 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-11-06     Completed Date:  1975-11-06     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  649-54     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Arteries / radiography
Chronic Disease
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications
Hematoma, Subdural / etiology,  pathology,  radiography*
Parietal Bone / radiography
Temporal Bone / radiography

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