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Year: 2018 | Month: October-December | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 17-19

Burr Hole Drainage for Liquefied Extradural Hematoma: Case Report and Review of Literature

Aliyu Muhammad Koko, Nasiru Jinjiri Ismail, Ali Lasseini

Department of neurosurgery, Regional Centre for Neurosurgery (RCN) Uduth, Sokoto, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author: ALIYU Muhammad Koko


We report a case of 53-year old known hypertensive with liquefied extradural hematoma secondary to road traffic accident, who was treated successfully with burr hole drainage instead of the traditional craniotomy and reviewed relevant literature.

Keywords: Burr hole, extradural hematoma, head injury

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