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Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.535.450.300
C10.900.300.837.300
C14.907.253.573.400.400
C23.550.414.838.349
C23.550.414.913.400
C26.915.300.490.400
Unique ID
D006407
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006407
Scope Note
Accumulation of blood in the EPIDURAL SPACE between the SKULL and the DURA MATER, often as a result of bleeding from the MENINGEAL ARTERIES associated with a temporal or parietal bone fracture. Epidural hematoma tends to expand rapidly, compressing the dura and underlying brain. Clinical features may include HEADACHE; VOMITING; HEMIPARESIS; and impaired mental function.
Entry Term(s)
Cranial Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Hemorrhage, Cranial
Extradural Hematoma, Cranial
Extradural Hemorrhage, Cranial
Hematoma, Epidural, Intracranial
Hemorrhage, Cranial Epidural
Intracranial Epidural Hematoma
Public MeSH Note
2005; see HEMATOMA, EPIDURAL 1966-2004
History Note
2005 (1966)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial Preferred
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