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Epidural Hematoma (Extradural Haematoma)

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Epidural Hematoma (Extradural Haematoma) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Trauma. It contains the following chapters:

    • Epidural Hematoma
    • Subdural Hematoma
    • Hematoma: Summary

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    1. Patient presents with ipsilateral pupillary dilatation and contralateral hemiparesis.
    2. The presence of permanent memory loss.
    3. Occurs due to tear of bridging veins.
    4. Most common intracerebral lesion in traumatic brain injury.
    5. The anterior cerebral artery is the most commonly affected artery.
    1. Elder alcoholics are at risk of developing subdural hematoma.
    2. Lucid interval is associated with subdural hematoma.
    3. Drainage of the hematoma is not often required for epidural hematoma.
    4. A biconvex lens shaped collection of blood is usually seen on MRI in patients with an epidural hematoma.
    5. Epidural hematoma can be of chronic onset.
    1. Right eye pupillary dilatation
    2. Right hemiparesis
    3. Right eye pupillary constriction
    4. Left eye pupillary constriction
    5. Left eye pupillary dilatation
    1. Uncal herniation due to epidural hematoma
    2. Subfalcine herniation due to epidural hematoma
    3. Central herniation due to subdural hematoma
    4. Subfalcine herniation due to subdural hematoma
    5. Transtentorial herniation due to epidural hematoma

    Author of lecture Epidural Hematoma (Extradural Haematoma)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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    Well described but omission of Chronic Subdural haematoma
    By Hamed S. on 21. March 2017 for Epidural Hematoma (Extradural Haematoma)

    Good talk on the topic but could be improved by discussion management and when you may consider surgical evacuation vs watch and wait. Also no mention of chronic subdural haematoma.

     
    Nicely done
    By Della R. on 08. February 2017 for Epidural Hematoma (Extradural Haematoma)

    I really liked this lecture and learned a lot. He broke it down and explained things simply without being condescending, and I found his examples to be easy to remember.