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Subdural hematoma of the brain

Subdural hematoma of the brain...

Accumulation of blood in the brain due to traumatic brain injury (TBI) is called a subdural hematoma. Subdural hematomas occur because of trauma to veins and therefore can be chronic. During the aging process the size of the brain decreases, which is accompanied by stretching of the vein between its parenchyma and draining structures. Therefore, the vessels become sensitive to mechanical damage. In older people even a small head injury will promote the formation of subdural hematomas. With the gradual accumulation of blood pressure on the nearby neural education may be the consequence of dementia. Developing associated neurological deficit, which depends on the localization and size of hematoma. For example, the left-sided accumulation of blood acts on speech centers, causing ...
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