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Spinal epidural hematoma caused by extradural arteriovenous malformation: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10443104     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
About 330 cases of spinal epidural hematoma have been reported in the literature but few cases had pathologically proven extradural arteriovenous malformation. The authors report a case of spinal epidural hematoma caused by extradural arteriovenous malformation. The patient presented with a sudden onset of back pain followed by rapidly progressive neurological deficit. MRI was the procedure of choice for diagnosis of this lesion. Treatment was emergency surgical decompression. Prognosis depends on the preoperative neurological deficit, operative interval and localization of the hematoma.
S Saeheng; P Thongsuksai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1999 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-20     Completed Date:  1999-10-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  520-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Arteriovenous Malformations / complications*
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / etiology*
Middle Aged
Spinal Cord / blood supply*

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