Subdural hematomas are a type of head injury that involves bleeding into the space between the brain and its outermost protective covering, the dura. They typically result when a traumatic force applied to the head creates significant fast-changing velocities of the contents inside the skull. The expanding hemorrhage can increase the pressure inside the skull and compress the underlying brain tissue. While subdural hematomas are relatively uncommon in sports, they are very serious injuries that can lead to significant disability or death. Early ...

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