Posttraumatic Epidural Haematoma in a child with severe haemophilia A – case study
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Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
The Department of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy the Faculty of Health Sciences, Medical University in Lublin
Department of Pediatric Radiology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
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Michał Latalski   

Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2019;13(2):76-78
This paper presents the case of a 5-year-old child with severe haemophilia A treated for epidural bleeding into the CNS resulting from spine trauma. Every case of CNS trauma in children with haemophilia entails a high threat to life and limb, and as a priority requires factor VIII supplementation and further urgent diagnostics. Treating a child with CNS bleeding in the course of haemophilia requires the cooperation of a team of specialists, including a haematologist, radiologist, neurosurgeon, orthopedist and rehabilitation specialist. The treatment strategy in itself and selection of a conservative or surgical treatment method require an in-depth analysis. Supplementation treatment should be initiated immediately following the diagnosis of a head or spinal column injury, or after the onset of signs and symptoms indicating CNS bleeding.
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