extradural hemorrhage


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ex·tra·du·ral hem·or·rhage

extravasation of blood between the skull and the dura mater.
Synonym(s): epidural hematoma

extradural hemorrhage

Epidural hemorrhage Neurology Hemorrhage into the extradural space, which is a potentially fatal result of head trauma; it may be accompanied by herniation of the uncal gyri. Cf Subdural hemorrhage. Cf Subdural hemorrhage.

ex·tra·du·ral hem·or·rhage

(eks'tră-dūr'ăl hem'ŏr-ăj)
An accumulation of blood between the skull and the dura mater.
Synonym(s): epidural hematoma, extradural haemorrhage.

ex·tra·du·ral hem·or·rhage

(eks'tră-dūr'ăl hem'ŏr-ăj)
Extravasation of blood between cranium and dura mater.
Synonym(s): extradural haemorrhage.
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of Cases (Percentage %) Extradural Hemorrhage 11 (13.58%) Sub- dural Hemorrhage 73 (90.12%) Sub- arachnoid Hemorrhage 67 (82.71%) Intra- cerebral Hemorrhage 16 (19.75%) Table 7: Distribution according to Duration of Survival of Victims Duration of Survival No.
Here we are reporting a case of young adult without predisposing factors presented with paraparesis following injury to the back, initially suspected of extradural hemorrhage turned out to be spinal epidural abscess.
Initial diagnosis of extradural hemorrhage was done as the patient had no predisposing factors and prior history of injury to the spine.