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BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr.01.2012.5499
  • Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury

Calcified chronic subdural haematoma

  1. Paawan Bahadur Bhandari
  1. Neurosurgery Department, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  1. Correspondence to Dr Asifur Rahman, bijoun14{at}yahoo.com

Summary

Chronic subdural haematoma (CSH) is a well-known disease entity; however, calcified CSH (CCSH) is quite rare. Here the authors report on a 65-year-old man who developed gradual left hemiparesis and had gradually deteriorating level of consciousness for 1 month. CT scan revealed a huge right-sided CCSH. He underwent surgery and the CCSH was excised totally. The patient recovered well and was able to do his daily activities by himself. Surgical treatment for CCSH results in good neurological outcome.

Footnotes

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

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