A dangerous game; trampoline and subdural hematoma in a child: Case report Tehlikeli bir oyun; trambolin ve Bir çocukta subdural hematom

Güzel A., Paksu M. S., Suna F., Şişman B., Genç E., Dagçinar A., ...More

Turkiye Klinikleri Pediatri, vol.22, no.2, pp.83-85, 2013 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: Turkiye Klinikleri Pediatri
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.83-85
  • Keywords: Child, Hematoma, Intracranial, Subdural
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


ABSTRACT Trampoline is popular game in childhood. However, trampoline associated injuries ha ye been increasing gradually. Most of these injuries were related to bone and soft tissues. Less fre quently may be spinal cord injury even though causes death. There were no reports about trampoline related subdural hematoma in children. Eight years old male boy was admitted to the pediatric emergency department with impairment of speech, severe headache, numbness in the right arm, and loss of balance since six days. There was no history of previous head injury or pre disposing factor of intracranial hemorrhage. Cranial Magnetic Resonance Imaging showed a chro nic left sided subdural hematoma. The hematoma was drained with burr hole, and the patient was discharged after a week with no neurological sign or symptoms. We present a first pediatric pati ent with trampoline related subdural hematoma in this study.. Copyright © 2013 by Türkiye Klinikleri.