Argentina's Fernandez to undergo surgery for brain hematoma

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Posted: Oct 07, 2013 1:46 PM

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery on Tuesday relating to a subdural hematoma, or blood on the brain, her doctors said on Monday.

The president's condition may have come from hitting her head during a fall she took in August, although she was cleared by her doctors at the time, a presidential spokesman said.

(Reporting by Asher Levine; Editing by Sandra Maler)