Although the formation of traumatic subdural higroma is not fully understood, it has beeen reported as a clinical event which develops as a result of cerebral. Lesiones focales • Intraaxiales (asientan en hemisferios cerebrales, cerebelo y (origen venoso) — Hematoma epidural (origen arterial) — Higroma subdural. Se concluye que la presencia de higromas hiperdensos en la TAC, en pacientes hydrocephalus: radiologic spectrum and differentiation from cerebral atrophy.

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Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg ;9: The initial evacuation of the hematoma allowed for short-term radiographic improvement but may have reaccumulated to provide a higrlmas effect on the bleeding source.

Some might opt to perform a simple burr-holes to alleviate inter-cranial pressure ICP. Acute hygromas are typically a result of head trauma—they are a relatively common posttraumatic lesion—but can also develop following neurosurgical procedures, and have also been associated with a variety of conditions, including dehydration in the elderly, lymphoma and connective tissue diseases.

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In the case presented here, the medico-legal evaluation on theday of the event reported the clinical status of the patient as exposure to mild trauma and the diagnosis of subdural higroma was made on presentation 5 days after the event. Dural arteriovenous malformation associated with recurrent subdural haematoma and intracranial hypertension.

This was evacuated surgically with mini-craniotomy. Medications such as anabolic or sex hormones and L-asparaginase, deficiencies in protein C, protein S, antithrombin III; genetic mutations in the prothrombin gene GA mutation and Factor V gene Leiden mutation ; higromaas antibodies; antibetaglycoprotein I antibodies; antiphosphatidylserine antibodies; lupus anticoagulant; homocyteinemia related to creebrales in the methyltetrahydrofolate reductase gene CT and AC mutations ; and hemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell disease.


Manometry demonstrated elevated venous pressures and these normalized after thrombectomy. The pathogenesis of subdural hygromas is not entirely understood. On later examination the patient was asymptomatic. No other vascular abnormalities or potential bleeding sources were identified.

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Local hypercoagulative activity precedes hyperfibrinolytic activity in the subdural space during development of chronic subdural haematoma from subdural effusion. Our patients show another possibility, density transformation, ferebrales sometimes show as subdural hematoma in CT scan and MRI, but with final evolution where clinical condition and CT scan return to normal.

A year-old woman presented with an acute SDH requiring craniotomy and a thrombosed cortical vein was noted intraoperatively. Kurume Med J Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr. MRI on the st day showed laminar subdural hematoma, without compression on the cerebral parenquima Fig 2B. On the 27 th day he was submitted to simple burr hole aspiration and irrigation of the left frontoparietal collection.

Post-Traumatic Subdural Higroma: A Case Report

CT head demonstrated a left isodense subdural hematoma a. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. This article may be too technical for most readers to understand. A year-old woman on oral contraceptives presented with headache and difficulty speaking. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

The hemorrhagic cerebral venous infarctions are attributed to reduced cerebral blood flow due to venous outflow obstruction with associated edema and hemorrhage. Subarachnoid hemorrhage as the initial presentation of higromaz sinus thrombosis.


Clinicians must also remain attentive to the possibility that the SDH and CVST arise as a delayed complication nigromas intracranial hypotension, as the treatment approach must incorporate treatment for a CSF leak. Subdural hygroma versus atrophy on MR brain scans: We also conducted a literature search.

Our cases 1 and 4 presented septation inside the old and transformed hygroma delimiting areas with different densities. The patient presented at the Emergency Department again 5 days after the initial trauma, with complaints of headache and nausea.

Our second patient was at risk of cerebral venous thrombosis due to polycythemia vera and her case shares many features cerebraels the prior report of a patient with polycythemia vera complicated by CVST and SDH. Case 6 Case 6. He presented progressive clinical improvement.

Traumatic subdural hygroma: five cases with changed density and spontaneous resolution

This can lead to leakage of CSF into the subdural space especially in cases with moderate to severe brain atrophy. Bleeding stops as the SDH accumulates and tamponades the site of venous bleeding.

Case 3 A year-old male experienced one month of escalating bifrontal headaches refractory to analgesics and antibiotics prescribed for presumed sinusitis.

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