Prognosis of extradural haematomas in children

Aaron Mohanty, V. R.Sastry Kolluri, D. K. Subbakrishna, S. Satish, B. A.Chandr Moulia, B. S. Das

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102 children treated surgically for intracranial extradural haematoma from 1982 to 1991 were evaluated retrospectively and their prognosis was compared with 387 adults treated during the same period. Children had a better prognosis than adults even with a low Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score at surgery. Children had a higher incidence of frontal and posterior fossa haematomas. The GCS score and the associated parenchymal injuries had a strong correlation with the outcome both in adult and children, whereas the site of haematoma had no correlation with the final outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-63
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Neurosurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Extradural haematoma
  • Paediatric extradural haematoma
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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