Armoured brain: case report of a symptomatic calcified chronic subdural haematoma

Dammers, Ruben; ter Laak-Poort, Mariel P.; Maas, Andrew I. R.
May 2007
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2007, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p542
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article discusses the case of a 67 year-old patient suffering from symptomatic calcified chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH). Medical history reveals that the patient had meningitis when he was three months old which resulted to hydrocephalus and mental retardation. He was subjected to a left-sided twist drill craniostomy and postoperatively recovered with no signs of intracranial pressure. Neurologists suspect that the patient's CSDH occurred since childhood.


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