TITLE

Chronic Epidural Haematoma: Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Sarýtaþ, Ayhan; Aykanat, Ömer; Kandiþ, Hayati
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine Case Reports / Akademik A;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Chronic epidural haematomas are rarely seen in the emergency room or at outpatient clinics. They are often seen in patients under the age of 40 years. The most common symptoms are headache and hemiparaesis. Follow-up is suggested in asymptomatic cases, but surgical intervention is suggested in cases with hemiparaesis and severe headache. In this report a 87 year old woman presented with chronic epidural haematoma.
ACCESSION #
91697511

 

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