Subdural hematoma in an adult following a blast injury. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1979 Feb;50(2):260-1. doi: 10.3171/jns.1979.50.2.0260.


A case is reported of chronic subdural hematoma in a civilian who was injured when a pipe exploded while being cleaned by air blasting. The literature regarding the pathogenesis of blast injury is reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Blast Injuries / complications*
  • Brain Injuries / complications*
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Hearing Loss / complications
  • Hematoma, Subdural / diagnostic imaging
  • Hematoma, Subdural / etiology
  • Hematoma, Subdural / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Papilledema / complications