Subdural hematoma in patients with systemic cancer.

  title={Subdural hematoma in patients with systemic cancer.},
  author={S E Minette and David W Kimmel},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={64 6},
We reviewed the medical records of 70 patients with systemic cancer in whom a subdural hematoma (SDH) developed. Among patients with a solid tumor, trauma and use of anticoagulants were common causes of SDH, and these patients had a relatively favourable outcome. Among patients with a hematologic cancer and in the rest of the patients with a solid tumor, coagulopathies and dural metastatic involvement were the most common causes of SDH. Recurrent SDH and death due to SDH were common in the… CONTINUE READING


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