Spontaneous Subgaleal Hematoma in a Sickle Cell Disease Patient: A Case Report

Moayad Majed Alqurashi, Omar Muntaser Raslan, Giamal Edin Gmati


Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most commonly inherited conditions on the Arabian Peninsula. We report a case of a 17-year-old boy, who had previously been diagnosed with SCD and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency and recently presented to our hospital with spontaneous subgaleal hematoma (SGH), which was managed conservatively. We also present a literature review on the topic of spontaneous intra- and/or extra-cranial bleeds.

J Med Cases. 2020;11(2):46-48
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/jmc3433


Subgaleal hematoma; Extradural hematoma; Sickle cell disease; Saudi Arabia

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