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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 156-159

Perioperative management of a patient with hemophilia A with acute subdural hematoma

1 Department of Anesthesia, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Virender Belekar
Incharge, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha - 442 002, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1658-5127.127904

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The hallmark of hemophilia A is prolonged bleeding and re-bleeding. We report a case of 28-year-old male with hemophilia A who after road accident presented with acute subdural hematoma which after evacuation re-bled to extradural hematoma. Prompt diagnosis and treatment with Factor VIII infusions perioperatively and meticulous hemostasis are the key to the management of such cases.

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