Rapid Spontaneous Resolution of Traumatic Acute Subdural Hematoma

Sung Ho Choi, Chan Woo Park, Jae Myung Kim, Eun Young Kim, Chan Jong Yoo, Young Bo Kim, Sang Gu Lee, Cheol Wan Park, Woo Kyung Kim, Uhn Lee
2011 Journal of Korean Neurotraumatology Society  
Rapid spontaneous resolution of traumatic acute subdural hematoma (SDH) is a rare and unexpectable phenomenon. A 67-year-old man presented with confused mental state after falling down. Initial brain computed tomography (CT) scan revealed an acute SDH with thickness of approximately 10mm, which was managed conservatively. Six days after conservative management, follow-up CT showed complete resolution of the hematoma. The other case of 61-year-old woman was an acute traumatic SDH after falling
more » ... SDH after falling out of wheelchair that reduced spontaneously. We report two cases of traumatic acute SDH with spontaneous reduction and possible mechanism of spontaneous resolution of acute SDH with relevant review of the literature. (J Kor Neurotraumatol Soc 2011;7:47-49)
doi:10.13004/jknts.2011.7.1.47 fatcat:5qgsgflxqbcxrpp22z655vpd7u