Higroma subdural traumático: a propósito de cinco casos com modificação de The CT scan on the 9th day showed bilateral frontal subdural hygroma, mainly. The CSDHs are usually on the most curved frontal or occipital convexity. Bilateral CSDH is common in patients with symmetrical frontal and occipital cranial vault. Results 1 – 14 of 14 Download Higromas frontales pdf: ?file=higromas +frontales+pdf Read Online Higromas frontales pdf.

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Subdural hygromas refer to the accumulation of fluid in the subdural space.

In many cases, it is considered higrpmas epiphenomenon of head injury when it is called a traumatic subdural hygroma. Subdural hygromas are encountered in all age-groups but are overall most common in the elderly 7.

The demographics will depend on the underlying cause which includes:. The vast majority of patients are asymptomatic. However, some symptoms uncommonly reported include The pathogenesis of subdural hygromas is not entirely understood.


Subdural hygroma

The most commonly encountered explanation is a tear in the arachnoid layer forming a ball-valve opening allowing CSF one way passage into the subdural space. Although this explanation has the benefit of simplicity, it does not necessarily represent a true description crontales the underlying mechanisms.

It has been proposed that subdural hygromas, at least sometimes, represent prominent subdural effusions in which there is a separation of the dural border cell layer with frontaels accumulation of fluid 7. Vessels rarely cross through the lesion in contrast-enhanced studies see cortical vein sign 1.

Post-Traumatic Subdural Higroma: A Case Report

The vast majority of patients with subdural hygroma are asymptomatic without radiographic evidence of mass-effect, and thus neurosurgical intervention is rarely required 5. In cases where mass-effect is radiographically demonstrated, it may be neurosurgically evacuated 5. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions.

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