Vol 51, No 3 (2017)

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Intracranial multiple myeloma may imitate subdural hemorrhage: How to overcome diagnostic limitations and avoid errors in treatment

Anna Prajsnar-Borak12, Naci Balak3, Harald Von Pein4, Martin Glaser2, Stephan Boor5, Axel Stadie1
DOI: 10.1016/j.pjnns.2017.02.005
Neurol Neurochir Pol 2017;51(3):252-258.

Abstract

•Although the diagnosis of subdural hematoma is usually straightforward, occasionally it may be erroneous, leading to mistakes in the treatment.•The importance of not only intuitive thinking but also in analytic thinking in appropriate and accurate treatment strategies is stressed.•The clinical and radiological pitfalls in differentiating malignant leptomeningeal infiltration and subdural hematomas are discussed.

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