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Acute intracranial epidural haematoma in a basketball player: a case report.
  1. R Datti,
  2. S L Gentile,
  3. R Pisani
  1. Institute of Neurosurgery, University of Genoa, Ospedale San Martino, Italy.


    A 35-year-old basketball player suffered a serious double head injury during a match. An acute left temporal epidural haematoma, which necessitated surgical drainage, developed. The exceptional circumstances of the trauma are discussed and the literature concerning basketball-related injuries is reviewed.

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