Acute spinal subdural hematoma

Case report

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✓ A case of an acute posttraumatic spinal subdural hematoma is presented. Complete neurological recovery followed surgical evacuation.

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Address reprint requests to: Albert Zilkha, M.D., Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, New York 11554.

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    Lumbar myelogram through cisternal route. Left: Anteroposterior view showing displacement of the contrast column to the left side from L-2 to L-5. Note the relative normal position of the axillary pouches at L-4 and L-5 on the right side. Right: Lateral view showing anterior displacement of the contrast column.

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    Operative photograph showing extensive hematoma in the subdural space (arrows). The white densities represent light reflection over the underlying arachnoid membrane (arrowheads).

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