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May 1977

Afibrinogenemia With Intracerebral Hematoma

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pediatrics (Dr Montgomery) and Neurological Surgery (Dr Natelson), University of Tennessee Memorial Research Center and Hospital, Knoxville.

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(5):555-556. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120180069012

• A patient with congenital afibrinogenemia underwent removal of an intracerebral hematoma following specific therapy with fibrinogen-containing concentrates. We believe the successful neurosurgical intervention in a life-threatening complication of this unusual coagulation disorder to be unique.

(Am J Dis Child 131:555-556, 1977)