Cerebellar infarction in childhood: Delayed-onset complication of mild head trauma
MetadataShow full item record
CitationÖz, İ. İ., Bozay Öz, E., Şerifoǧlu, İ., Kaya, N. ve Erdem, O. (2016). Cerebellar infarction in childhood: Delayed-onset complication of mild head trauma. Iranian Journal of Child Neurology, 10(3), 82-85.
Cerebellar ischemic infarction is a rare complication of minor head trauma. Vertebral artery dissection, vasospasm or systemic hypo perfusion can cause infarct. However, underlying causes of the ischemic infarct cannot be explained in nearly half of cases. The accurate diagnosis is essential to ensure appropriate treatment. Here we report a five yr old boy patient of cerebellar infraction after minor head trauma, admitted to emergency serves of Bulent Ecevit University, Turkey in 2013. We aimed to remind minor head trauma that causes cerebellar infarction during childhood, and to review the important points of the diagnosis, which should be keep in mind.