Spontaneous disappearance of a large chronic subdural hemato
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This article reports an extremely rare case of spontaneous complete disappearance of a large chronic subdural hematoma in a 78-year aged man with a significant mass effect and a large midline shift which was diagnosed around 6 weeks before admission. Repeat NCCT of the head revealed almost complete spontaneous resolution. Spontaneous resolution of a large chronic subdural hematoma is extremely rare, and the scarce literature whatsoever is available is especially in cases of immune thrombocytopenic purpura where steroids may play a role in the stabilization of neomembranes. This case is presented because of the benign clinical course despite a large size causing severe mass effect and large midline shift. Chronic subdural hematoma is a common entity in the elderly generally seen weeks following minor trauma. Surgical evacuation of a chronic subdural hematoma remains the gold standard treatment, but controversy exists regarding the best surgical option...

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