Parkinsonian syndrome associated with subacute subdural haematoma and its effective surgical treatment: a case report


Giray S., Sarica F. B. , ŞEN O., Kizilkilic O.

NEUROLOGIA I NEUROCHIRURGIA POLSKA, cilt.43, ss.289-292, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Dergi Adı: NEUROLOGIA I NEUROCHIRURGIA POLSKA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.289-292

Özet

There have been several reports of parkinsonian syndrome arising from a mass effect from subdural haematomas. In this study, we present a case of parkinsonian syndrome caused by a subacute subdural haematoma. Evacuation of the haematoma resulted in the disappearance of parkinsonian symptoms in this case. Parkinsonian is not common complication of subdural haematoma; surgical treatment of those cases is associated with favourable outcome, Without the need for antiparkinsonian medication.