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Nontraumatic spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma  


International Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Journal
Elida Moran Guel,1 Jaime Adolfo Luna Martìnez,2 Iván Armando Díaz Zapata3

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Abstract

We present the case of a 65 year old male that was diagnosed with a spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma (SSSH), the initial symptons were back pain and right arm numbness with a latter progression to paraplegia and. The MRI detected an SSSH. Despite the prompt diagnosis and surgical intervention the patient didnt improved has it was spected. This case reveal the fact that despite prompt diagnosis and treatment the morbidity and mortality remains high so it is imperative to have a fresh knowledge of this condition and its clinical manifestations.

Keywords

spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma, spinal subdural hematoma, spontaneous spinal hematoma, iatrogenic subdural hematoma, trombolisis related subdural hematoma, surgical decompression, untrained physician, anticoagulation, angiotomography

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