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Cranial Epidural Hematoma Summary

Description: Accumulation of blood in the EPIDURAL SPACE between the SKULL and the DURA MATER, often as a result of bleeding from the MENINGEAL ARTERIES associated with a temporal or parietal bone fracture. Epidural hematoma tends to expand rapidly, compressing the dura and underlying brain. Clinical features may include HEADACHE; VOMITING; HEMIPARESIS; and impaired mental function.

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Networked: 3 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Cranial Epidural Hematoma

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Diseases Related to Cranial Epidural Hematoma

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  5. Communicable Diseases (Infectious Diseases)
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Key Therapies for Cranial Epidural Hematoma

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  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 2 results
  2. Diskectomy (Discectomy) : 1 result
  3. Anesthesia : 1 result

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