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What is the the treatment for subdural effusion?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Shunting
If cerebral atrophy is responsible for the effusion, shunting of the subdural space may be needed.
If intracranial hypotension is the cause, correcting the fluid leakage will allow the brain to re-expand, filling the space previously occupied by the effusion.

In brief: Shunting
If cerebral atrophy is responsible for the effusion, shunting of the subdural space may be needed.
If intracranial hypotension is the cause, correcting the fluid leakage will allow the brain to re-expand, filling the space previously occupied by the effusion.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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In brief: Variable
Treatment varies according to many factors like size, location, effect on brain, cause, progressive or not.
It consists of no treatment to surgery to drainage tube.

In brief: Variable
Treatment varies according to many factors like size, location, effect on brain, cause, progressive or not.
It consists of no treatment to surgery to drainage tube.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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