Spontaneous acute subdural hematoma in a patient with multiple myeloma

Ashish Kumar, Altaf Ramzan, Nayil Malik, Syed Naseer, Abrar Wani
2012 Indian Journal of Neurosurgery  
Acute spontaneous subdural hematoma in a patient of multiple myeloma receiving chemotherapy is an unknown event, needing an urgent neurosurgical management. We report this patient who presented with progressive neurological deterioration and a low platelet count. She was successfully managed by craniotomy and evacuation of subdural hematoma with intraoperative transfusion of platelets. The acute spontaneous subdural hematoma in her was probably related to the bleeding diathesis due to
more » ... is due to thrombocytopenia associated with chemotherapy.
doi:10.4103/2277-9167.102287 fatcat:wzf6w2xrazhrdirkxk3rlyljua