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Although the precise incidence of epidural hematomas after ESIs remains unclear, the incidence of epidural hematomas after epidural anesthesia ranges between 1/150,000 and 1/220,000.
Acute subdural and epidural hematomas are among the most common causes of mortality and disability resulting from head injury (13).
The only way to save the child from further complications was to conduct an emergency brain surgery as around 15-20 per cent of epidural hematomas are fatal.
Although epidural hematomas are usually found on the posterior spinal cord in a lentiform shape, spontaneous SEHs are commonly observed on the anterolateral and around the spinal cord in a semi-circular pattern, accompanied with compression and some displacement (8).
Other locations in which it can occur are frontal region due to anterior ethmoidal artery, occipital region having transverse or sigmoid sinus injuries and posterior fossa epidural hematomas (PFEDH) represent 5% of all cases of epidural hematomas 6,7 .
sup][2] SSEH accounts for 40-50% of spinal epidural hematomas.
2,3) Examples of primary brain injury include skull fractures, subdural and epidural hematomas, hemorrhagic contusion, and diffuse axonal injury.
As for the potential risks of using an epidural, she said that although rare, epidural hematomas can occur, and that "about 1 in 100 women experience postspinal headache, and between 10% and 20% of mothers develop a fever during labor.
epidural abscess, meningitis, and discitis), epidural hematomas, seizures, transient blindness, hiccups, flushing, and gas emboli.
In a paediatric study, one-third of patients were diagnosed with epidural hematomas within 24-48 hours after sustaining head injury.
Abstract: Epidural hematomas (EDHs) account for 1 0% of fatal injuries in patients with head trauma.
The extradural or epidural hematomas usually develop in the epidural space from arterial sources and therefore, develop rapidly.