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Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma; a Case Report

Maryam Motamedi, Alireza Baratloo, Alireza Majidi, Farhad Rahmati, Ali Shahrami
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Abstract

Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSHE) is a rare entity can have several reasons. Its prevalence in population is 0.1 per 100,000 with the male to female ratio of 1/4:1. For the first time Jackson in 1869 reported a case of SSHE and after that it was declared as several hundred cases in literatures. Here, a case of SSHE was reported in a 52 year-old male referred to emergency department following severe low back pain.

Keywords

Hematoma, epidural, spinal; back pain; case reports

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/emergency.v2i4.6886

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