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Spontaneous epidural hematoma secondary to dural metastasis from an ovarian carcinoma--case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2480548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of spontaneous epidural hematoma secondary to dural metastasis of an undifferentiated ovarian carcinoma. The hemorrhage occurred 2 days after oophorectomy. The hematoma was evacuated, and histological examination of the galea and dura mater revealed metastatic ovarian carcinoma. The absence of other pathology in the vicinity of the hematoma indicates that the hemorrhage was caused by the dural metastasis. Although subdural hematoma secondary to dural metastasis has been reported, this is believed to be the first reported case of epidural hematoma attributable to dural metastasis.
S Anegawa; S Hirohata; T Tokutomi; S Kuramoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0470-8105     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  1989 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-22     Completed Date:  1990-01-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  854-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Neoplasms / pathology,  secondary*
Carcinoma / pathology,  secondary*
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / etiology*,  radiography
Neoplasm Metastasis
Ovarian Neoplasms*

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