A Study on Various Presentations of Extradural Hemorrhage and Outcome

  • H M Surendra Mohan Mysore Medical College and Research Institution, Mysore, Karnataka, India,
  • T S Rajesh Mysore Medical College and Research Institution, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Keywords: : Extradural, Hemorrhage, RTA

Abstract

Introduction: Trauma and head injury is the leading cause of mortality for young adults of <45 years and a major burden of disease
across all age groups. Poor road infrastructure and encroachment restrict safe area for pedestrian’s lack of safely engineering
measures. Unsafe driving behavior and lack of valid strict tests in granting driving licenses are reasons for it.
Materials and Methods: The present study includes 100 patients admitted to hospital in over the past 1 year with head injury
diagnosed to have traumatic extradural hemorrhage between 5 and 70 years of age.
Results: A road traffic accident is the most common mode of causative agent showing male gender predominant, having the
most vulnerable age between 21 and 30 years old. Alcohol influence had a significant correlation in the causation, reveled by the
present study. Maximum number (95%) had a history of loss of consciousness, “The hallmark Symptom of Extradural hemorrhage.”
Conclusion: Mortality and residual morbidity in patients are always due to secondary concomitant brain, cranial injuries, and
comorbid illness further. It is due to unworthy delay in obtaining, accessing, and in the initiation of medical management.

Author Biographies

H M Surendra Mohan, Mysore Medical College and Research Institution, Mysore, Karnataka, India,

Department of General Surgery

T S Rajesh, Mysore Medical College and Research Institution, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Department of Neurosurgery

Published
2019-05-30
Section
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