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[Secondary subdural hematoma in dural metastasis of prostatic adenocarcinoma]

G Varlet, D N'Dri Oka, M Kakou, A Echimane, V Ba Zézé
Revue Neurologique 2001, 157 (12): 1543-5
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Non traumatic subdural hematoma secondary to dural metastases is a rare event but is well documented. We report a case of a 73-year-old man who presented a subdural hematoma secondary to dural metastases from prostatic adenocarcinoma. The diagnostic was made during the operation. The bone and the dura-mater were infiltrated by tumor cells. Mechanisms of transdural invasion by metastatic adenocarcinoma and production of hematoma are discussed and the relevant literature is reviewed.

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