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Subdural Hematoma
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What is a Subdural Hematoma?
 
Subdural Hematoma  

ANATOMY OF INJURY

The covering of the brain is called the dura. When a hemorrhage occurs from bleeding underneath the dura, a blood clot forms between the brain and the dural. This pushes the brain inward resulting in pressure on the brain. Since the hemorrhage is under the dura, it is called a subdural hematoma.

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