Traumatic Paediatric Retroclival Epidural Haematoma

  title={Traumatic Paediatric Retroclival Epidural Haematoma},
  author={Mh Al-Omari and OM Albtoush and L Rousan},
Retroclival epidural haematoma is a very rare type of haematoma that occurs mainly in the paediatric agegroup, as a result of ligamentous laxity at the craniocervical junction. All previously reported cases were pedestrians or cyclists hit by a motor vehicle and most were treated conservatively. Reconstructed computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging is essential for diagnosis. We describe a 5-year-old boy with retroclival epidural haematoma who presented with a unilateral abducens… CONTINUE READING