PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF EXTRADURAL HEMATOMA VS SUBDURAL HEMATOMA:
Subdural hematoma is a situation in which brain blood vessels and outermost membrane rupture. Blood leaks because of this, which causes compression of brain tissues. Chronic subdural hematoma may follow mild traumatic brain injury. Any minor or major injury to the brain can have shattering consequences for the patient. The Subdural hematoma may be caused by head injury or by a procedure like a lumbar puncture. This can be identified by the location and size of the injury, time spent after injury. The medical and neurological condition of the patient determine the treatment and can influence the results (Kim & Sim, 2015).
Extradural hematoma or epidural hematoma occurs when a blood