Infantile acute subdural hematoma

Infantile acute subdural hematoma



Diagnosis can be made by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging 1).


Large subdural hematoma of the right convexity up to 3 cm thick, which causes severe cerebral compression, with cingulate herniation and transtentorial herniation.

The hematoma shows liquid-liquid levels, with a higher density lower in relation to sedimented hematoma.

Signs of diffuse brain edema.


The ideal treatment for subdural hematomas (SDHs) in infants remains debated.


Early recognition and suitable treatment may improve the outcome of this injury. If treatment is delayed or the condition is undiagnosed, acute subdural hematoma may cause severe morbidity or even fatality 2).

Infantile acute subdural hematoma case series

Case reports

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