Rapid spontaneous resolution of acute extradural and subdural hematomas. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1993 Jan;78(1):126-8. doi: 10.3171/jns.1993.78.1.0126.


The rapid spontaneous resolution of two traumatic acute hematomas, one extradural and one subdural, is reported in a 17-year-old young man. The authors believe that this is the first report of simultaneous resolution of both types of hematoma.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adolescent
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / diagnostic imaging
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage / physiopathology*
  • Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*
  • Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / physiopathology
  • Hematoma, Subdural / physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Remission, Spontaneous
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed