Sport-related structural brain injury: Three cases of subdural hemorrhage in American high school football.
- Aaron M Yengo-Kahn,
- Ryan M Gardner,
- Andrew W Kuhn,
- Gary S Solomon,
- Christopher M Bonfield,
- Scott L Zuckerman
World Neurosurg 2017 Jul 20. Epub 2017 Jul 20.
Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN. Electronic address:
Background: The risk of sport-related concussion (SRC) has emerged as a major public health concern. In rare instances, sport-related head injuries can be even more severe, such as subdural hemorrhage, epidural hemorrhage, or malignant cerebral edema. Unlike SRCs, sport-related structural brain injury (SRSBI) is rare, may require neurosurgical intervention, and can lead to permanent neurologic deficit or death. Read More