Mahadevan Sambasivan

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The authors report a pediatric patient who presented with a slow-growing swelling on the scalp. Computed tomography (CT) of the head revealed an osteolytic intradiploic lesion of the cranial vault. The lesion was excised in toto, and histopathological examination revealed benign intradiploic meningioma. The possible etiology, clinical findings, CT(More)
BACKGROUND Over a period of 30 years since 1966, 2300 cases of chronic subdural hematoma have been seen and treated. DESCRIPTION A male preponderance among the cases was seen, in a ratio of 5:1. The condition presented with various manifestations. Nine hundred were seen in the pre-CT period (before 1980), compared to 1400 cases encountered after 1980.(More)
The treatment of chronic subdural hematoma by craniotomy was the procedure of choice in the early part of this century. It has since been replaced by less invasive techniques but retains a limited role in the management of this condition. A new procedure involving a small craniectomy and marsupialization of the hematoma cavity to the temporalis muscle is(More)