Diagnosis - Neurosurgery

Intracranial hematoma

Intracranial hematomas are serious and potentially life-threatening conditions caused by the rupturing of a blood vessel either within the brain or between the skull and brain.  Blood then accumulates at the site of the rupture and presses against the brain.  This can lead to various symptoms depending on the location and severity of the intracranial hematoma.  Intracranial hematomas are often caused by blows to the skull or a sudden, jolting stop of the head.  Even if injuries to the head appear minor, they should be reported to a doctor as intracranial hematomas often require immediate medical attention.  Treatment of an intracranial hematoma can require surgery to remove the accumulated blood.



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