Hong Kong Med J 2003;9:55-7 | Number 1, February 2003
Spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma—an unusual cause of spinal cord compression
JKF Kong, KH Mak
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Spinal epidural haematoma is uncommon. Spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma of unknown aetiology is a rarity. This report is of two patients with spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma with different outcomes and discussion of the clinical picture and possible aetiology of this rare condition.
Key words: Decompression; Hematoma, epidural; Laminectomy; Spinal cord compression
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