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Surgical Removal of an Intrapontine Hematoma. Case Report

  • M. Schäfer
  • H.-P. Richter
  • H. J. Klein
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Abstract

The majority of brain stem hematomas is located within the pons [5]. Nowadays, these hematomas most often are clearly diagnosed by CT scan. Patients suffering from brain stem hematoma rarely show an acute onset of symptoms [1, 2, 8-ll, 18]. They tend to have a history of progressive or alternating neurological deficits. In most patients reported in the literature, surgical evacuation of the hematoma led to rapid clinical improvement [1, 2, 4, 6-ll, 13, 14, 16–18, 20].

Keywords

Vascular Malformation Fourth Ventricle Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Surgical Evacuation Successful Evacuation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Schäfer
    • 1
  • H.-P. Richter
    • 1
  • H. J. Klein
    • 1
  1. 1.Günzburg, FuldaGermany

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