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CASE SERIES
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 218-222

Are acute subdural hematomas possible without head trauma?


1 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
2 Department of Medicine, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

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R Altieri
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Turin, Turin
Italy
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DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.146612

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Acute subdural hematomas (ASDHs) are rarely reported in the literature. In general, it is due to head trauma, but if the traumatic event is very mild, it is inadequate to explain the ASDH occurrence. Risk factors for the development of spontaneous ASDH include hypertension, vascular abnormalities and deficit of coagulation. We present two cases of ASDH in patients with the coagulation deficit and review of the literature to understand the coagulation factors role and platelet role in the management of ASDHs.


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