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Spontaneous Epidural Hematoma
Jeffrey S. Ross, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEDH)
            • Definitions

              • Accumulation of hemorrhage between dura and spine not caused by significant trauma or iatrogenic procedures

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Nonvascular Interventions

                      • Imaging Recommendations

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Bateman BT et al: The risk and outcomes of epidural hematomas after perioperative and obstetric epidural catheterization: a report from the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group Research Consortium. Anesth Analg. 116(6):1380-5, 2013
                                        2. Wang P et al: Spontaneous cervical epidural hematoma during pregnancy: case report and literature review. Eur Spine J. 20 Suppl 2:S176-9, 2011
                                        3. Rois PV et al: Spinal epidural hematoma in hemophilic children: controversies in management. Childs Nerv Syst. 25(8):987-91; discussion 993, 995, 2009
                                        4. Xu R et al: Epidural steroid injection resulting in epidural hematoma in a patient despite strict adherence to anticoagulation guidelines. J Neurosurg Spine. 11(3):358-64, 2009
                                        5. Liao CC et al: Experience in the surgical management of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. J Neurosurg. 100(1 Suppl):38-45, 2004
                                        6. Dorsay TA et al: MR imaging of epidural hematoma in the lumbar spine. Skeletal Radiol. 31(12):677-85, 2002
                                        7. Nawashiro H et al: Contrast enhancement of a hyperacute spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 22(7):1445, 2001
                                        8. Duffill J et al: Can spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma be managed safely without operation? A report of four cases. 69(6):816-9, 2000
                                        9. Kuker W et al: Spinal subdural and epidural haematomas: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects in acute and subacute cases. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 142(7):777-85, 2000
                                        10. Fukui MB et al: Acute spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 20(7):1365-72, 1999
                                        11. Sklar EM et al: MRI of acute spinal epidural hematomas. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 23(2):238-43, 1999
                                        12. Alexiadou-Rudolf C et al: Acute nontraumatic spinal epidural hematomas. An important differential diagnosis in spinal emergencies. Spine. 23(16):1810-3, 1998
                                        13. Patel H et al: Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in children. Pediatr Neurol. 19(4):302-7, 1998
                                        14. Chen CJ et al: Imaging findings of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. J Formos Med Assoc. 96(4):283-7, 1997
                                        15. Groen RJ et al: Operative treatment of spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas: a study of the factors determining postoperative outcome. Neurosurgery. 39(3):494-508; discussion 508-9, 1996
                                        16. Holtas S et al: Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma: findings at MR imaging and clinical correlation. Radiology. 199(2):409-13, 1996
                                        17. Lawton MT et al: Surgical management of spinal epidural hematoma: relationship between surgical timing and neurological outcome. J Neurosurg. 83(1):1-7, 1995
                                        18. Gundry CR et al: Epidural hematoma of the lumbar spine: 18 surgically confirmed cases. Radiology. 187(2):427-31, 1993
                                        19. Groen RJ et al: The spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. A study of the etiology. J Neurol Sci. 98(2-3):121-38, 1990
                                        20. Rothfus WE et al: MR imaging in the diagnosis of spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 11(5):851-4, 1987
                                        21. Levitan LH et al: Chronic lumbar extradural hematoma: CT findings. Radiology. 148(3):707-8, 1983
                                        22. Foo D et al: Preoperative neurological status in predicting surgical outcome of spinal epidural hematomas. Surg Neurol. 15(5):389-401, 1981
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                              • Pathology

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEDH)
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Accumulation of hemorrhage between dura and spine not caused by significant trauma or iatrogenic procedures

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Radiographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          • Nonvascular Interventions

                                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Bateman BT et al: The risk and outcomes of epidural hematomas after perioperative and obstetric epidural catheterization: a report from the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group Research Consortium. Anesth Analg. 116(6):1380-5, 2013
                                                                              2. Wang P et al: Spontaneous cervical epidural hematoma during pregnancy: case report and literature review. Eur Spine J. 20 Suppl 2:S176-9, 2011
                                                                              3. Rois PV et al: Spinal epidural hematoma in hemophilic children: controversies in management. Childs Nerv Syst. 25(8):987-91; discussion 993, 995, 2009
                                                                              4. Xu R et al: Epidural steroid injection resulting in epidural hematoma in a patient despite strict adherence to anticoagulation guidelines. J Neurosurg Spine. 11(3):358-64, 2009
                                                                              5. Liao CC et al: Experience in the surgical management of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. J Neurosurg. 100(1 Suppl):38-45, 2004
                                                                              6. Dorsay TA et al: MR imaging of epidural hematoma in the lumbar spine. Skeletal Radiol. 31(12):677-85, 2002
                                                                              7. Nawashiro H et al: Contrast enhancement of a hyperacute spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 22(7):1445, 2001
                                                                              8. Duffill J et al: Can spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma be managed safely without operation? A report of four cases. 69(6):816-9, 2000
                                                                              9. Kuker W et al: Spinal subdural and epidural haematomas: diagnostic and therapeutic aspects in acute and subacute cases. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 142(7):777-85, 2000
                                                                              10. Fukui MB et al: Acute spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 20(7):1365-72, 1999
                                                                              11. Sklar EM et al: MRI of acute spinal epidural hematomas. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 23(2):238-43, 1999
                                                                              12. Alexiadou-Rudolf C et al: Acute nontraumatic spinal epidural hematomas. An important differential diagnosis in spinal emergencies. Spine. 23(16):1810-3, 1998
                                                                              13. Patel H et al: Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in children. Pediatr Neurol. 19(4):302-7, 1998
                                                                              14. Chen CJ et al: Imaging findings of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. J Formos Med Assoc. 96(4):283-7, 1997
                                                                              15. Groen RJ et al: Operative treatment of spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas: a study of the factors determining postoperative outcome. Neurosurgery. 39(3):494-508; discussion 508-9, 1996
                                                                              16. Holtas S et al: Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma: findings at MR imaging and clinical correlation. Radiology. 199(2):409-13, 1996
                                                                              17. Lawton MT et al: Surgical management of spinal epidural hematoma: relationship between surgical timing and neurological outcome. J Neurosurg. 83(1):1-7, 1995
                                                                              18. Gundry CR et al: Epidural hematoma of the lumbar spine: 18 surgically confirmed cases. Radiology. 187(2):427-31, 1993
                                                                              19. Groen RJ et al: The spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma. A study of the etiology. J Neurol Sci. 98(2-3):121-38, 1990
                                                                              20. Rothfus WE et al: MR imaging in the diagnosis of spontaneous spinal epidural hematomas. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 11(5):851-4, 1987
                                                                              21. Levitan LH et al: Chronic lumbar extradural hematoma: CT findings. Radiology. 148(3):707-8, 1983
                                                                              22. Foo D et al: Preoperative neurological status in predicting surgical outcome of spinal epidural hematomas. Surg Neurol. 15(5):389-401, 1981