[Postraumatic subdural collections: case report and review of the literature].

  title={[Postraumatic subdural collections: case report and review of the literature].},
  author={Pablo Miranda and Ramiro Diez Lobato and Juan Jos{\'e} Rivas and Jose F. Alen and Alfonso Lagares},
  volume={15 1},
Posttraumatic and postcraniectomy subdural fluid collections have been usually described with the general term of hygroma. Recently, different clinical entities have been described, such as simple or complex hygroma, subdural effusion or external hydrocephalus, based on the mechanisms of formation of the fluid collection, its biochemical composition or the characteristics exhibited in modern imaging studies. However, there is no agreement in the literature regarding the use of these terms. We… CONTINUE READING

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