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Spontaneous chronic head and spinal subdural haematoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17665089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spinal chronic subdural haematomas (SSDH) are extremely rare. We report a case of a SSDH combined with intracranial SDH. After tapping the SSDH in addition to the evacuation of SDH, the clinical symptoms dramatically improved. SSDH are considered to have an uncertain prognosis; however, good results can be obtained with an early diagnosis and prompt treatment.
M Morishige; T Abe; K Ishii; M Fujiki; H Kobayashi; A Karashima; M Yamashita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  149     ISSN:  0942-0940     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-08     Completed Date:  2008-01-07     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1081-2; discussion 1082     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Oita University School of Medicine, Oita, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Headache / etiology
Hematoma, Subdural, Chronic / diagnosis,  surgery*
Hematoma, Subdural, Intracranial / diagnosis,  surgery*
Hematoma, Subdural, Spinal / diagnosis,  surgery*
Low Back Pain / etiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Spinal Puncture

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