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Subdural Effusion (Subdural Hygroma) Summary

Description: Leakage and accumulation of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID in the subdural space which may be associated with an infectious process; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; BRAIN NEOPLASMS; INTRACRANIAL HYPOTENSION; and other conditions.

Also Known As: Subdural Hygroma; Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage, Subdural; Subdural Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage; Effusion, Subdural; Cerebrospinal Fluid Effusion, Subdural Show All >>

Networked: 95 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Subdural Effusion

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ampicillin (Omnipen) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 72 Generic
  2. Dandy Walker cyst : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. imatinib (Gleevec) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 3
  4. Gadolinium : 3 results : IBA
  5. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 3 results : FDA 7
  6. Protons (Proton) : 2 results : IBA
  7. Acetazolamide (Diamox) : 2 results : FDA 13 Generic
  8. Cerebrospinal fluid leak : 2 results : IBA
  9. Interleukin-1beta (Interleukin 1 beta) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Gadolinium DTPA (Magnevist) : 1 result : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Subdural Effusion

  1. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
  2. Hematoma
  3. Cysts
  4. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)
  5. Craniocerebral Trauma (Head Injury)
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Key Therapies for Subdural Effusion

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  1. Decompressive Craniectomy : 1 outcome 4 studies in 21 results
  2. Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt : 1 outcome 1 study in 8 results
  3. Osteotomy : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Decompression : 8 results
  5. Craniotomy : 7 results
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