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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2007;41(4): 267-268.
doi: https://doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2007.41.4.267
Bilateral Acute Subdural Hematoma Following Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma.
Seok Won Kim, Seung Myung Lee, Ho Shin
Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea. chosunns@hanmail.net
Complications after surgery for chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) include recurrence of the hematoma, tension pneumoencephalus and intracerebral hematoma. We report an unusual case of development bilateral of acute subdural hematoma after drainage of chronic subdural hematoma in a 48-year-old woman. Pathophysiological mechanisms of this uncommon entity are discussed and relevant literature is reviewed.
Key Words: Chronic subdural hematoma; Complication; Mechanism
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