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What exactly is subdural hematoma

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Rupture of vessel: Blood clot on the surface of the brain caused by rupture of vein. Rupture of an artery on the surface would cause epidural bleed.
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Intracranial blood: A subdural hematoma is a blood clot that forms between the brain and the fibrous membrane covering the brain (subdural space). It is usually a result ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
SDH: A subdural hematoma typically occurs from bridging cortical veins being torn causing blood to accumulate on the surface of the brain under the dural c ... Read More

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Bleed next to brain: Subdural hematoma is bleeding between the inner and middle layers of the tissues wrapping the brain. It can be secondary to trauma or occur spontaneo ... Read More
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Blod clot: Blod clot or collection under the dura on the surface of the brain.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
SDH: A subdural hematoma typically occurs from bridging cortical veins being torn causing blood to accumulate on the surface of the brain under the dural c ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Simmons
18 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Blood around brain: There are three layers of tissue that surround the brain, known collectively as the "meninges." the outermost layer is the dura mater, the middle laye ... Read More
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Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Subdural hematoma: A chronic subdural hematoma typical occurs after a head injury but does not present with symptoms until days to weeks after the event. It is a collect ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kiehm
22 years experience Neurosurgery
Blood clot: A subdural hematoma is a blood clot that has formed on top of the brain and underneath the covering of the brain. It is usually due to a traumatic ev ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Blood inside skull: Subdural hematomas are collections, usually venous blood, from a torn vein between the brain and the fibrous membrane surrounding the brain called the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Falcine Subdural: A subdural hematoma is a collection of blood between the surface of the brain and the dura mater. A falcine subdural hematoma is located along the fa ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
SDH: A subdural hematoma typically occurs from bridging cortical veins being torn causing blood to accumulate on the surface of the brain under the dural c ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Ct/ MRI: In this day, usually a ct or MRI of the brain is done to rule out a subdural hematoma.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain bleed: A bleed that occurs in between the dura and arachnoid layers of the brain. This type of bleed occurs "outside" the brain, not within.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
43 years experience Neurology
Coma in 50%: Acute: 50% coma; others may have headache, vomiting, unsteady walking chronic or 15 days or more after onset: headaches, dizziness, memory loss, slee ... Read More
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