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Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial

"Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Accumulation of blood in the EPIDURAL SPACE between the SKULL and the DURA MATER, often as a result of bleeding from the MENINGEAL ARTERIES associated with a temporal or parietal bone fracture. Epidural hematoma tends to expand rapidly, compressing the dura and underlying brain. Clinical features may include HEADACHE; VOMITING; HEMIPARESIS; and impaired mental function.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2013
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