Late Detection of Chronic Subdural Hematoma in Traffic Accident Patients Who Treated Tibial Fractures; Report of 2 Cases

경골골절 치료 중 만성 경막하 혈종이 발견된 교통사고 환자 2례 고찰

  • Received : 2015.06.18
  • Accepted : 2015.07.04
  • Published : 2015.07.31


A chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is an old collection of blood and blood breakdown products between the surface of the brain and its outermost covering. We present two cases with tibia fracture caused by traffic accident progressed to chronic subdural hematoma. A 72-year-old male patient had shown signs of headache, urinary incontinence and mental storm when he has been in the hospital after 3weeks without CSDH diagnosis. And a 78-year-old male patient with mild head injury suffered from right side headache after traffic accident. We took korean medical treatments associate with tibial fracture. And we knew subdural hematoma through Brain CT. It is good report which shows CSDH can can occur from traffic accident. It requires correct diagnosis and closed observation for traffic accident patients.


Chronic subdural hematoma;Tibial fracture;Traffic accident;Intracranial hypertension symptoms


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