Concurrent delayed temporal and posterior fossa epidural hematomas. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1983 Aug;59(2):351-3. doi: 10.3171/jns.1983.59.2.0351.


A case of delayed epidural hematoma presenting in two different intracranial compartments is described. The presumptive mechanism of the lesion is discussed and the value of early reevaluation by computerized tomography is stressed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Brain Injuries / complications
  • Brain Injuries / diagnostic imaging
  • Cranial Fossa, Posterior
  • Female
  • Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / diagnostic imaging
  • Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Temporal Bone
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed