Korean J Neurotrauma.  2019 Apr;15(1):34-37. 10.13004/kjnt.2019.15.e7.

Spontaneous Spinal Subdural and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage with Concomitant Intracerebral Hemorrhage: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon, Korea. Jeongwook.lim@gmail.com

Abstract

Most cases of spinal subdural hematoma are very rare and result from iatrogenic causes, such as coagulopathy or a spinal puncture. Cases of non-traumatic spinal subdural hematoma accompanied by intracranial hemorrhage are even more rare. There are a few reports of spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma with concomitant intracranial subdural or subarachnoid hemorrhage, but not with intracerebral hemorrhage. Especially in our case, the evaluation and diagnosis were delayed because the spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage accompanying the unilateral spinal subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhages caused hemiplegia. We report a case of spinal subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhage with concomitant intracerebral hemorrhage, for the first time, with a relevant literature review.

Keyword

Intracranial hemorrhages; Hematoma; Subdural; Spinal
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