Hematoma subdural

El hematoma subdural se produce cuando las venas que están entre las meninges o membranas que cubren el cerebro filtran sangre después de una lesión en la cabeza. Ésta es una condición grave porque el aumento de la presión intracraneal puede causar daño al tejido cerebral y pérdida de la función cerebral.Hematoma subdural

Revision

Last reviewed 7/4/2012 by Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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