Sudden Increase in the Size of Scalp Swelling: A Sign of Underlying Extradural Hematoma
Amit Agrawal, Akshay Pratap, Anand Kumar, Siddhartha Kumar
Department of Surgery, B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan , Nepal
Abstract

It has been reported that there may be sudden increase in the size of epicranial hematoma over a linear skull fracture secondary to the decompression of the acute extradural hematoma into the epicranial region through the fracture line. In present case underlying extradural hematoma could be recognized when child developed sudden increase in the scalp swelling and investigated with the CT scan.
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