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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An 86-year-old male patient presented with subdural haematoma was admitted to the Neurosurgical Ward in PMH on July 12 for an emergency left-side burr hole operation to drain out the blood.
Similarly, expansion of acute subdural haematoma, concomitant development of parenchymal lesions, expansion of contusion, recurrent bleed in resected contusion bed, re-expansion of intra-cerebral haemorrhage as well as recurrent or new onset intra-cranial haematoma in patients operated upon for depressed skull fracture are one of the most dreaded clinical entities which may affect the clinical course of a patient who has already been operated and recovering in the ward4,5.
Objective: To compare the use of drain insertion into the subdural space with no drains after burr-hole drainage of chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH) in terms of recurrence and neurological outcomes and complications.
Infantile subdural haematoma and its relationship to whiplash injuries.
He had suffered a subdural haematoma, a significant bleed on the brain that often proves fatal for active participants in a sport the author calls 'showbusiness with blood'.
Both drivers were rushed to Paphos hospital where the officer, 33, was diagnosed with skull fracture, subdural haematoma, and subarachnoid haemorrhage.
During labour, the treating clinicians wrongly took a fetal blood sample from the crown of her head, causing a subdural haematoma in Sophie's brain which resulted in her suffering massive life-limiting injuries.
The impact of aspirin therapy and anticoagulation on the prevalence of spontaneous subdural haematoma.
My 15-year-old daughter was hit by a car on her way to school last year and suffered multiple skull fractures and a subdural haematoma and nearly died.