A heavy metal fan was treated for a blood clot in his brain caused by excessive headbanging while at a Motörhead concert, the Globe and Mail reports.
A worsening headache forced the German rocker to meet with medical specialists. CT scans confirmed the blood clot. Surgeons successfully drilled a hole in the man’s skull to drain the blood and relieve the patient’s headache.
The man had no history of head injuries, but did have a benign cyst making him more susceptible to brain trauma.
A case report reviewing the incident was published in a British medical journal last week by researchers from the Department of Neurosurgery at Hannover Medical School. READ FULL ARTICLE +