J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 2021; 82(01): 087-089
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1712500
Case Report

Pseudohypoxic Brain Swelling after Drilling and Drainage for Chronic Subdural Hematoma

Qi Fan
1   Department of Neurosurgery, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Affiliated Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing, China
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Pseudohypoxic brain swelling (PHBS) is a rare and potentially fatal complication that may occur in patients following uneventful brain surgery. We present a case of PHBS that developed after drilling and drainage of a chronic subdural hematoma. Neuroimaging findings, pathogenic factors, and therapy are also discussed.


Eingereicht: 24. Mai 2019

Angenommen: 21. Oktober 2019

Artikel online veröffentlicht:
13. Oktober 2020

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