J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  1990 Jan;19(1):126-130.

Chronic Subdural Hematoma Superimposed on Posttraumatic Subdural Hygroma: A Report of Three Cases

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Fatima Hospital, Taegu, Korea.

Abstract

Three cases of chronic subdural hematoma superimposed on posttraumatic subdural hygroma are presented, with discussion of the development of the chronic subdural hematoma particularly. In all of these three cases the chronic subdural hematoma had occurred consequently to the posttraumatic subdural hygroma, but these diagnoses were done in variable periods of 20 days to 60 days. Therefore, it is suggested that the posttraumatic subdural hygroma have, at least, some relation to the genesis of the chronic subdural hematoma.

Keyword

Chronic subdural hematoma; Posttraumatic subdural hygroma

MeSH Terms

Diagnosis
Hematoma, Subdural, Chronic*
Subdural Effusion*
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