Subdural Hematoma in Children

  • Guy N. Rutty
  • M.V. Waney Squier

Summary

Although abusive head trauma remains the most common cause of SDH in children, the mechanisms remain under investigation and the subject of debate within the medical literature. When investigating a child with SDH, remember that trauma is not the only cause of SDH, and an extensive, often time-consuming, exhaustive investigation into all the causes considered in this chapter must be undertaken if the real cause is to discovered at the end of the day.

Keywords

Kawasaki Disease Osteogenesis Imperfecta Subdural Hematoma Arachnoid Cyst Abusive Head Trauma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guy N. Rutty
    • 1
  • M.V. Waney Squier
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LeicesterLeicesterUK
  2. 2.Department of NeuropathologyRadcliffe InfirmaryOxfordUK

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