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Epidural vs subdural hematoma- epidural space contains meningeal ARTERIES. Subdural space traversed by bridging VEINS.

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Epidural hematoma - hemorrhage between skill & dura Subdural hematoma - hemorrhage between dura & arachnoid

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This exhibit depicts a left craniotomy with evacuation of an epidural hematoma. A large laceration of the left scalp is extended to form a curvilinear incision. The skin is reflected, exposing the skull, and a craniotomy flap is burred. The bone flap is removed and the epidural hematoma is evacuated with suction. Hemostasis is achieved with bipolar cautery and dural tacking sutures. The craniotomy flap is then positioned back into the skull and secured with miniplates. A Jackson-Pratt drain…

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