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Spontaneous spinal subarachnoid hematoma discovered accidentally
Med Biol Sci Eng 2018;1(2):69-72
Published online July 31, 2018
© 2018 Medical Biological Science and Engineering.

Nam Soo Cho, Seong Jung Kim, Yong Jin Park, Sun Pyo Kim , Kyung Hoon Sun, Soo Hyung Cho

Department of Emergency Medicine, Chosun University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea
Correspondence to: Sun Pyo Kim
Department of Emergency Medicine, Chosun University Hospital, School of Medicine, Chosun University, 365 Pilmun-daero, Dong-gu, Gwangju 61453, Korea
Tel: +82-62-220-3285
Fax: +82-62-224-3501
Received March 2, 2018; Revised March 27, 2018; Accepted April 12, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Acute spontaneous spinal subarachnoid hematoma with unknown origin, is bleeding into the subarachnoid space of the spinal cord, and it can occur in various ages but it occurs mainly in middle and old ages. It is a rare disease reported with one per million in the world every year. We experienced a 68-year-old female patient of spontaneous spinal subarachnoid hematoma with unknown origin that the patient admitted to emergency medical center due to non-particular symptoms and the disease was accidentally discovered after various tests and examinations, and then the emergency surgery was conducted.
Keywords : Hematoma; Subarachnoid; Spinal; Emergencies
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