What is known:
• Glutaric aciduria type 1 is a rare metabolic disorder predisposing children to subdural hematoma development due to brain abnormalities.
• Because of these subdural hematomas, glutaric aciduria type 1 testing is part of abusive head trauma work-up.
What is new:
• The overall subdural hematoma incidence in glutaric aciduria type 1 patients is much lower than previously reported and only occurs in case of predisposing brain abnormalities.