Toddler with repeated fall frequently visiting hospital presented with acute subdural hematoma on readmission with ultra-rapid evolution: surgical management strategy

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Guru Dutta Satyarthee

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Repetitive fall producing head injury in children may lead to development of intracranial hematoma. The course of evolution may be rapid in case of repeated fall due to induction of sub-clinical coagulopathy caused by repetitive cranial injury. The awareness of such possibility is highly desired among the pediatrician and neurosurgeon and emergency team and quick diagnosis and pertinent imaging study is of immense value and appropriate surgical management for prompt and expediting the evacuation of intracranial hematoma evacuation should be attempted to preserve good neurological outcome. Authors reports a case, who had rapid neurological worsening, managed surgically with good neurological outcome, further various surgical management options along with pertinent literature are briefly reviewed.

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Satyarthee, G. (2019). Toddler with repeated fall frequently visiting hospital presented with acute subdural hematoma on readmission with ultra-rapid evolution: surgical management strategy. Romanian Neurosurgery, 33(1), 74-76. https://doi.org/10.33962/roneuro-2019-015
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Guru Dutta Satyarthee

Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS New Delhi, India