Subdural hematoma of the spinal cord and widespread subarachnoid hemorrhage complicating anticoagulant therapy.
A patient developed paraparesis and signs of meningeal irritation spontaneously while on anticoagulant therapy. At autopsy, a subdural hematoma of the thoracic cord and evidence of widespread subarachnoid hemorrhage were found. The possible mechanism for these combined hemorrhages is discussed.
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