publication . Article . 2015

Chronic Subdural Hematoma Associated with Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia: Case Report

Besime Utku; Uygar Utku;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Türk Nöroloi Dergisi, volume 21, pages 77-78 (issn: 1301-062X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Galenos Yayinevi
Abstract
Spontaneous chronic subdural hematoma associated with neoplasm is a rare disorder. A rare case of chronic subdural hematoma associated with acute biphenotypic leukemia presented here. A 78-year-old woman who diagnosed as acute biphenotypic leukemia by hematology was complicated with a large chronic subdural hematoma. She presented to our emergency medicine service of hospital with left-sided weakness. Her non-contrast brain computerized tomography scan showed a non-traumatic right-sided, large, chronic subdural hematoma. She was treated with urgent hematoma evacuation by neurosurgery and had no neurological deficits after that operation. The case highlights the ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: surgical procedures, operativebody regionscardiovascular systemcardiovascular diseasespathological conditions, signs and symptoms
free text keywords: Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia, Hematoma, medicine.disease, medicine, Gastroenterology, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Internal medicine, Subdural hematoma, R, Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, RC346-429
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