External hydrocephalus: a probable cause for subdural hematoma in infancy.

@article{Ravid2003ExternalHA,
  title={External hydrocephalus: a probable cause for subdural hematoma in infancy.},
  author={Sarit Ravid and Joseph Maytal},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={139-41}
}
Subdural hemorrhage is common in infancy, particularly in the first year of life. The most common cause is nonaccidental (child abuse), with accidental in second place. We present three healthy infants, ages 4, 5, and 7 months that, during an evaluation for macrocephaly, were found to have frontal subdural hematoma in association with prominent extracerebral cerebrospinal fluid spaces (external hydrocephalus). There was no history of trauma or risk factors for child abuse. Skull surveys and… CONTINUE READING

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