Bilateral Epidural Hematoma With Parietal Skull Fracture in A Division I College Athlete: A Case Report

in Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
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Bilateral epidural hematoma is a rare complication of blunt head trauma. Few cases of bilateral epidural hematomas have been described in the literature and there have been no cases that have been described in a college or professional athlete. This case report presents an unusual case of a Division I collegiate football athlete who sustained a bilateral epidural hematoma with parietal skull fracture after falling down a flight of stairs. It highlights the initial presentation to rehabilitation up until eventual return-to-play 4 months later. There were no setbacks or complications in rehabilitation process.

Wang is with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA. Mares is with the UPMC Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, Pittsburgh, PA.

Mares ( is corresponding author.
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