Chronic subdural hematoma of the neonate: report of two cases and literature review.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

We report the cases of 2 infants who were born with macrocephaly and bulging fontanelles and were subsequently found to have chronic subdural hematomas on imaging studies. The etiology of 1 infant was likely due to an inherent coagulopathy, while no etiology could be found for the other. The subdural hematomas were managed by craniotomy in 1 infant and serial subdural taps in the other. There are currently only 8 other case reports of chronic subdural hematoma of the neonate in the literature. Our cases and a brief review of the literature are presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Powers, CJ; Fuchs, HE; George, TM

Published Date

  • 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 25 - 28

PubMed ID

  • 17190984

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1016-2291

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1159/000097521


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland