Isolated traumatic retroclival hematoma: case report and review of literature

@inproceedings{Nguyen2016IsolatedTR,
  title={Isolated traumatic retroclival hematoma: case report and review of literature},
  author={Ha Son Nguyen and Saman Shabani and Sean Morten Lew},
  booktitle={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2016}
}
Retroclival hematomas are a rare entity. The pathology can be categorized into epidural hematoma or subdural hematoma based on the anatomy of the tectorial membrane. Frequently, the etiology is related to accidental trauma, though other mechanisms have been observed, including coagulopathy, non-accidental trauma, and pituitary apoplexy. There have been only 2 prior cases where both epidural and subdural hematoma co-present. An 8-year-old male was involved in a high-speed motor vehicle accident… CONTINUE READING