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Traumatic subdural hygroma in adults.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7322326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors review 25 cases of post-traumatic subdural hygroma in adults and report the findings of computer tomography in 4 cases. There was marked diversity in the severity of injury and in chronicity. The site of the lesion was consistently delineated by angiography, but preoperative differentiation from subdural hematoma was possible only with computed tomography. The mortality was 28%. Good recovery occurred in 48%. The prognosis was best among younger patients with subacute or chronic lesions.
Authors:
J N St John; C Dila
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  1981 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-03-22     Completed Date:  1982-03-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  621-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Brain / radiography
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*
Craniotomy
Drainage
Female
Humans
Male
Meningitis / radiography*
Middle Aged
Subdural Effusion / etiology,  radiography*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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