What is Tentorial hemorrhage?

Tentorial hematoma was defined as hyperdensity in posterior fossa near tentorium ceribelli with hounsefield unit of 60-90 on plain CT head.

What is Tentorial?

: a bony ridge on the inner surface of the skull that marks the attachment of the tentorium.

What causes subdural hemorrhage in infants?

Although trauma is the commonest cause of SDH in infancy,1,3 subdural collections of blood, effusions or empyemas are seen following birth, meningitis, metabolic disorders and in association with haematological disorders. SDH may occur following instrumental deliveries and also after the normal birth process.

Can subdural hemorrhage occur in both term and preterm babies?

Intraventricular, intracerebellar and subarachnoid hemorrhage are more common in preterm newborns, whereas subdural hemorrhage is more common in term newborns and infants.

What is the tentorium of the brain?

The tentorium cerebelli, the second-largest dural reflection, is a crescent-shaped dura fold that extends over the posterior cranial fossa, separating the occipital and temporal cerebral hemisphere from the cerebellum and infratentorial brainstem [1,6].

What is Tentorial herniation?

A transtentorial herniation is the movement of brain tissue from one intracranial compartment to another. This includes uncal, central, and upward herniation. These are life-threatening and time-critical pathologies that may be reversible with emergent surgical intervention and medical management.

Where is the Tentorial notch?

The tentorial notch (also known as the tentorial incisure or incisura tentorii) refers to the anterior opening between the free edge of the cerebellar tentorium and the clivus for the passage of the brainstem. The midbrain continues with the thalamus of the diencephalon through the tentorial notch.

Can a baby be born with subdural hematoma?

Infant intracranial hemorrhages, or brain bleeds, are a type of birth injury that can occur when a baby experiences a traumatic labor and delivery. In this article, we focus specifically on a form of intracranial hemorrhage known as subdural hemorrhages (or subdural hematomas).

Can a baby be born with a subdural hematoma?