Hematomas

  1. hematoma that results from damage to the middle meningeal artery (blow to pterion region of the skull) 

    blood collects in between the periosteal layer of dura matter and skull
    epidural hematoma
  2. infection that spreads to THIS region from infection in any of the following valveless veins:

    ophthalmic vein
    facial vein
    pterygoid venous plexus 
    basilar plexus
    internal vertebral plexus
    cavernous sinus thrombosis
  3. hematoma that results from tearing of the superior cerebral veins at their point of entrance to superior sagittal sinus 

    usually occurs due to a blow to the front or back of the head causing excessive AP displacement of brain
    subdural hematoma 

    (blood accumulates in the space between the dura mater and arachnoid membrane)
  4. hematoma results from leakage of blood (usually arterial) into the subarachnoid space. Results from a leakage or rupture of  a congenital aneurysm on the circle of Willis
    subarachnoid hemorrhage
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arikell
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Hematomas
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