Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Epidural Hematoma Incidence

Facts about epidural hematoma:

  • Epidural hematomas are rare.
  • Epidural hematomas occur in about 1 to 2 percent of people who are treated for head injury in the US.
  • There are about 2 to 10 million head injuries in the US each year.

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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Epidural Hematoma References
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