Hematoma subdural

El hematoma subdural se manifiesta cuando los vasos sanguíneos situados entre las meninges o membranas que recubren al encéfalo, filtran sangre después de una lesión en la cabeza. Ésta es una condición grave porque el incremento de la presión intracraneal puede causar daño al tejido cerebral y pérdida de la función cerebral.Hematoma subdural

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Last reviewed 6/18/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Kevin Sheth, MD, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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