Acute subdural hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Fall. Altered conscious level. Confusion.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

Large right subdural hematoma with significant mass effect. Central areas of hypoattenuation suggest hyperacute blood and active hemorrhage.

Case Discussion

An acute subdural hemorrhage with significant mass effect following a fall. Previous imaging confirms several previous subdural bleeds in this alcoholic patient.

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Case information

rID: 8817
Published: 1st Mar 2010
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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