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What are the complications of a subdural hematoma?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

In some cases, the pressure on the brain from a subdural hematoma can be serious enough to lead to coma or even death. Other possible complications may include:

  • Seizures.
  • Long-term problems with memory and concentration.
  • Persistent dizziness, anxiety, and headache.
  • Temporary or even permanent numbness, weakness, and speech problems.

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