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Spontaneous resolution of a large chronic subdural hematoma: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19130348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous resolution of a chronic subdural hematoma has been reported rarely in the literature. We present herein the case of a 35-year-old patient with spontaneous resolution of a large chronic subdural hematoma, the volume of which was measured as approximately 76.5 ml on magnetic resonance imaging. No pathology was determined on neurological examination. Neither cerebral angiography nor EEG showed any abnormality. We discuss the possible relation between mechanisms of physio-pathogenesis and spontaneous resolution of chronic subdural hematomas, and also present the patient characteristics together with the other literature data.
Authors:
Ethem Göksu; Mahmut Akyüz; Tanju Uçar; Saim Kazan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1306-696X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-08     Completed Date:  2009-05-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101274231     Medline TA:  Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Athletic Injuries / diagnosis*,  pathology
Hematoma, Subdural, Chronic / diagnosis*,  pathology
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Recovery of Function
Remission, Spontaneous*

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