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Spontaneous Spinal Subdural Hematoma Developed After Weightlifting: A case Report and Review of Literature

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Spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma is a rare disease. Several predisposing factors are reported including impaired clotting due to therapeutic anti-coagulation or hematologic disorder, vascular anom-aly, intraspinal tumor, and iatrogenic causes such as lumbar puncture or spinal anesthesia.We report a rare case of spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma developed after weightlifting in a healthy young man treated with conservative treatment.

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Park, J. , Lim, S. and Yoo, J. (2011) Spontaneous Spinal Subdural Hematoma Developed After Weightlifting: A case Report and Review of Literature. Open Journal of Clinical Diagnostics, 1, 5-8. doi: 10.4236/ojcd.2011.12002.

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