My mother had craniotomy for subdural hematomas 2 weeks ago and was alert and conversant for 4 days after waking up. Then she went to sleep and has not woken up for 6 days now. No fever, stable vitals. MRI and CT scans show no rebleed and no new stroke. What is wrong?
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I am sorry to hear about your mother. Post craniotomy your mother could have had a stroke, brain swelling, infection, brain damage etc resulting in loss of consciousness. It is difficult to comment beyond this. A spinal tap may be diagnostic at this stage. Please consult her neurologist.
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Gud eve dr.My father aged 53 done a craniotomy due to hypertension lastweek but tillnow he is on unconscious after 6 days doctors told that he had an infection of pneumonia germs,his kidneys also affected urea level is 125.creatine is 2.7 still he is on icu with, ventilation .trachestomy done on before 4 days.please advice me what to do I beg you to save my father's life.waiting for your kind response thank u .......sharif
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