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What are possible complications of subdural bleeding?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
Variable.: From none to chronic headache, focal deficits, increased pressure on brain, seizure, dementia etc etc.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Emergency?: Could well be an asymptomatic finding in pts on anti-coagulants, but could initially cause headaches, perhaps unilateral weakness, or leg weakness, and could expand with a catastrophic brain herniation(life threatening). In elderly, may see cognitive loss and confusion. Might contribute to seizures. Hospitalization with cafeful monitoring advised in most cases.

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