Subdural haematoma and effusion in infancy: an epidemiological study.

  title={Subdural haematoma and effusion in infancy: an epidemiological study.},
  author={Christopher James Hobbs and A-M Childs and Joshua Wynne and Jeffrey Livingston and Alex Seal},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={90 9},
AIM To determine incidence, aetiology, and clinical features of subdural haematoma and effusion (SDH/E) in infancy throughout the British Isles. METHODS Cases were notified to the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit over 12 months by paediatricians, neurosurgeons, and paediatric and forensic pathologists. RESULTS A total of 186 infants (121 boys, 65 girls) aged 0-2 years were identified. Annual incidence of SDH/E for the UK and Republic of Ireland is 12.54/100,000 aged 0-2 (95% CI 10.3 to… CONTINUE READING
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