And, again, how often are these patients subesequently found on CT to have conditions that
require neurosurgical intervention? Or, actually more to the point, how often does any of the
information gained by the subsequent CT(s) alter patient management?
"Margaret A. Dolan M.D." wrote:
> An entity called "spate hemorrhage" is reported in the neurosurgical
> literature on pediatric head trauma. It refers to CT signs of small
> contusions in areas of the brain which were normal on a previous CT scan.
> Usually the repeat CT is obtained because the child deteriorates.
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