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Spinal epidural hematoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6710329     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three cases of spinal epidural hematoma are reported, one lumbar, another cervical, and the third thoracic. All were dorsolaterally localized, the first and the third were dependent on anticoagulant therapy, and the second was spontaneous. In addition to the symptoms of sudden onset, acute spinal pain, flaccid paralysis, and loss of sphincter control, the second case had the exceptional picture of a cervical anterior spinal cord syndrome with preoperative transient improvement, followed by the development of Brown--Séquard syndrome with subsequent deterioration. This case was diagnosed by means of computed tomography. The postoperative course has been satisfactory in all patients, with complete recovery in two.
G Costabile; L Husag; C Probst
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical neurology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0090-3019     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Neurol     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-11     Completed Date:  1984-05-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0367070     Medline TA:  Surg Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / etiology,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Spinal Cord Diseases / etiology,  surgery*

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