Acute on chronic sub-dural hematoma

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

A seventy years old male was referred for evaluation of acute onset coma.A plain C.T. scan was done .It revealed a right fronto-temporo-parietal subdural collection with average C.T. value of +25 H.U. There was also multiple hyperdense foci within the sub-dural collection.indicating recent/concurrent fresh bleeding.There was mass effect,midline shift and obstructive hydrocephalus.No fracture was seen.

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Case information

rID: 5227
Published: 19th Dec 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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