[Spontaneous epidural hematoma in a patient undergoing hemodialysis: a case report].

@article{Shimokawa2003SpontaneousEH,
  title={[Spontaneous epidural hematoma in a patient undergoing hemodialysis: a case report].},
  author={Shoko Shimokawa and Takashi Hayashi and Shigetaka Anegawa and Susumu Nakashima and Kenji Tsutsumi and Setsuko Nakagawa and Yoshihiko Furukawa and Tatsuya Sugiyama and Harumichi Higashi and Yoshiharu Hori},
  journal={No to shinkei = Brain and nerve},
  year={2003},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={163-6}
}
A 54-year-old male with chronic renal failure due to diabetic nephropathy suffered dysphagia and left facial spasm without head trauma during a hemodialysis session. CT scan revealed a right acute epidural hematoma. MRI and cerebral angiography did not reveal any abnormalities in the intracranial vasculature. The occurrence of intracranial spontaneous epidural hematoma in a haemodialysis patient has not been reported. During hemodialysis, the intracranial pressure transiently increases and… CONTINUE READING