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Spontaneous intracranial extradural hematoma: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19587476     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spontaneous extradural hematoma (EDH) is an uncommon form of intracranial hematoma and is caused by the adjacent sinus and otic infections, dural vascular malformations and disorders of blood coagulation. We report spontaneous EDH in a 54-year old women with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on intermittent hemodialysis. She was successfully managed by conservative treatment. The EDH in her was probably related to the coagulation abnormalities associated with CKD, hemodialysis or heparin use during the dialysis.
Fan Xue Zheng; You Chao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology India     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0028-3886     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol India     Publication Date:    2009 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-09     Completed Date:  2009-10-29     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0042005     Medline TA:  Neurol India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  324-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu Sichuan 610041, PR China.
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MeSH Terms
Anticoagulants / adverse effects*
Coronary Angiography / methods
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / etiology*,  radiography
Heparin / adverse effects*
Kidney Diseases / therapy
Middle Aged
Renal Dialysis / adverse effects*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 9005-49-6/Heparin

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