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Spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma: A case report of two-year clinical and radiological findings.

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Summary of "Spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma: A case report of two-year clinical and radiological findings."

Spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma is rare but lead to severe nerve compression. According to symptom, surgery decompression and conservative treatment are justified option. We present a spontaneous spinal SDH case treated by decompression surgery for the lumbar region, and conservative observation for the thoracic region. Series of image of the disease course are available.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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Accumulation of blood in the SUBDURAL SPACE between the DURA MATER and the arachnoidal layer of the MENINGES. This condition primarily occurs over the surface of a CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE, but may develop in the spinal canal (HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL, SPINAL). Subdural hematoma can be classified as the acute or the chronic form, with immediate or delayed symptom onset, respectively. Symptoms may include loss of consciousness, severe HEADACHE, and deteriorating mental status.

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