Non-traumatic subdural hematoma secondary to septic brain embolism: A rare cause of unexpected death in a drug addict suffering from undiagnosed bacterial endocarditis.

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Acute subdural hematomas are mostly due to blunt traumatization of the head. In rare instances, subdural bleeding occurs without evidence of a previous trauma following spontaneous hemorrhage, e.g. from a ruptured aneurysm or an intracerebral hematoma perforating the brain surface and the arachnoid. The paper presents the morphological, microbiological and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2015.07.055

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@article{Geisenberger2015NontraumaticSH, title={Non-traumatic subdural hematoma secondary to septic brain embolism: A rare cause of unexpected death in a drug addict suffering from undiagnosed bacterial endocarditis.}, author={Dorothee Geisenberger and Laura M. Huppertz and Martin B{\"u}chsel and Laura Helen Kramer and S. Pollak and Markus Grosse Perdekamp}, journal={Forensic science international}, year={2015}, volume={257}, pages={e1-5} }