Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common disease in neurosurgical practice and especially in the elderly. Bilateral HSDC occurs in the elderly with a previous history of head trauma. It has been considered a surgical emergency. The prognosis is poor in relation to unilateral Chronic Subdural Hematoma
The traumatic brain injury specifically caused by head trauma propagated by direct impact, deceleration or by strong and violent shaking is prevalent in children due to child abuse. The public most affected are children under 2 years old, male and from socioeconomically disadvantaged families, being considered the main cause of death in pediatric patients. Therefore, the aim of our study is to discuss about the head injuries caused by child abuse.
Early diagnosis of cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT) is crucial to prevent complications such as hydrocephalus, intracranial hypertension, and epilepsy. On the other hand, chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) is a bleeding collected between the inner layer of the dura mater and the arachnoid mater of the meninges surrounding the brain. Association of these conditions leads to a controversy, as anticoagulation mandatory during the first situation, leads to a worsening of the second.
A case of lumbar artery pseudo-aneurysm after surgery for lumbar vertebra burst fracture is presented. Only two cases secondary to spinal trauma and revealed after surgery have been described in the literature. A review of literature was conducted and possible relationship with burst fracture or reduction maneuvers is discussed.
The objective of our study is to determine the incidence of skull fracture in children presenting with brain contusion. The current prospective cross sectional study was conducted at Neurosurgery department of Lady Reading hospital Peshawar during July 2020 to Dec 2020.