subdural hematoma


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subdural hematoma

[səb′du̇r·əl ‚hē·mə′tō·mə]
(medicine)
A mass of blood between the arachnoid and the dura mater.
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Case Report and Review of Literature of Delayed Acute Subdural Hematoma.
While the risk of subdural hematoma was greatest for the shortest duration of treatment with low-dose aspirin, the risk remained steady across all durations of treatment with clopidogrel and did not vary significantly for direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists.
Retroclival subdural hematomas are overall less common than epidural hemorrhage at this location and occur more often in the adult population.
Although surgery remains the first choice for the treatment of acute subdural hematoma, some patients may benefit from conservative management with careful monitoring.
Aoki N: Subdural tapping and irrigation for the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma in adults.
The gradual and graded decompression can be achieved by covering the dural aperture with a cottonoid after draining around 15 to 20mL of the subdural hematoma.
Patients and their doctors need to be aware of the various symptoms and signs, and follow up with a CT scan that most often can reveal or rule out a subdural hematoma.
Subdural hematoma where blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain, thereby compressing the brain.
Migration of the peritoneal shunt catheter has been reported in literature78 as well as migration of the ventricular catheter and reservoir into the cavity of a subdural hematoma however retrograde migration into the ventricle has not been reported.
Chronic subdural hematoma (traumatic or spontaneous) is one of the commonly encountered neurosurgical emergencies.