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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 169-171

Delayed unilateral traumatic brain swelling in a child

1 Department of Neurology, Division of Neurosurgery, Hospital Das Clinicas, The University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Santa Casa De Misericórdia De Passos Hospital, Passos, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Correspondence Address:
André Beer-Furlan
Rua Alves Guimaraes, 643 - ap. 132, 05410-001, São Paulo, SP
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.139345

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Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and death in the pediatric population. In this study, we report a delayed unilateral traumatic brain swelling in a child with initial favorable evolution and sudden neurological deterioration after 4 days; highlighting clinical, physiopathological and radiological aspects of delayed unilateral brain swelling.


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