Rapid spontaneous resolution of epidural hematoma: a case report

DENİZ F. E., TÜRK C. Ç., Ismailoglu O., Bozkurt G., ÖZCAN O. E.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.16, no.3, pp.280-282, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Incidence of acute epidural hematoma is estimated as 1.5% of patients treated for head trauma. The condition can be fatal, and urgent surgical evacuation is recommended. Spontaneous resolution may occur in some cases. Herein, rapid spontaneous resolution of an epidural hematoma is reported and possible mechanisms are discussed.