Traumatic Interhemispheric subdural hematomas

Eugenio Pozzati, Giulio Gaist, Attilio Vinci, Massimo Poppi

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Two cases of traumatic interhemispheric subdural hematoma are reported. The first patient had combined convexity and parasagittal subdural lematomas; the second patient had an interhemispheric subdural hematoma vhich extended over the tentorium. Although most reported cases have 'ollowed a subacute clinical course with characteristic lower-extremity nonoparesis, both our patients deteriorated rapidly 24 and 48 hours after the njury without warning neurologic signs and died in spite of prompt surgical; reatment. Both cases were diagnosed with computerized axial tomography CT). This examination is particularly valuable in defining the extent of the lematoma and its possible association with other lesions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241-243
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of trauma
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Surgery


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