Epidural hematoma in infants: a different entity?

  title={Epidural hematoma in infants: a different entity?},
  author={Liana Beni-Adani and Isolina Flores and Sergey Spektor and Felix Umansky and Shlomi Constantini},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={46 2},
BACKGROUND Epidural hematoma (EDH) in infants may be difficult to diagnose. The mechanism of injury and the clinical presentation are different from those in older children. We characterized the clinical and radiologic parameters of EDH in infants and correlated them with outcome. Because there are no optimal prognostic tools or clear guidelines to perform computed tomography in this unique population, a new approach of neurotrauma scoring is suggested. METHODS Eleven infants (<2 years old… CONTINUE READING
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