Brain and Nerve No to Shinkei Volume 52, Issue 9 (September 2000)

Acute Epidural Hematoma Caused by Contrecoup Injury Osamu Motohashi 1,3 , Teiji Tominaga 1 , Hiroaki Shimizu 1 , Keiji Koshu 1 , Takashi Yoshimoto 2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Kohnan Hospital 2Department of Neurosurgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine 3Department of Neurosurgery, Sendai Municipal Hospital Keyword: epidural hematoma , countrecoup , head injury pp.833-836
Published Date 2000/9/1
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We report a rare case of the acute epidural hema-toma caused by contrecoup injury. A 59-year-old woman came to our hospital on foot because of her head injury. She slipped on a stone and hit her oc-ciput against the concrete floor without loss of con-sciousness. On admission she was alert and com-plained of dizziness and nausea without neurological deficits. She had a subcutaneous hematoma in the oc-ciput. There was no Battle's sign nor cerebrospinal fluid leakage. Skull film revealed a linear fracture of the occipital bone.

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Brain and Nerve 脳と神経
52巻9号 (2000年9月)
電子版ISSN 2185-405X 印刷版ISSN 0006-8969 医学書院