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Chronic subdural haematoma in a patient with arterial hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease
 
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Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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II Department of Radiology, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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Department of Trauma Surgery, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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Andrzej Prystupa   

Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University, Staszica 16, 20-081 Lublin, Poland.
 
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2009;3(2):127–129
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An 82-year-old male patient was admitted to the Emergency Department 2.5 months after a minor head injury due to impaired consciousness, aphasia, and symptoms of left-sided paresis. The head CT scan showed a huge subdural haematoma by the right cerebral hemisphere. The patient was treated with right-sided craniotomy with evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma; his symptoms resolved and general condition improved.
 
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