Subdural membrane (infant)

Case contributed by Dr Joseph Scheller


Unprovoked seizure, macrocephaly.

Patient Data

Age: 4 months
Gender: Male
  • acute right subdural hemorrhage with right-to-left shift
  • right subdural membrane(s)
  • bilateral extra-axial fluid collections
  • right subfalcine herniation

Case Discussion

The child underwent urgent right craniotomy with drain placement. The surgeon found thickened dura with a membrane. He evacuated clots and CSF.

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Case information

rID: 54363
Published: 8th Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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