Bilateral frontal acute epidural haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Post RTA.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Male

Bilateral frontal epidural hematomas are seen, of maximum thickness about 5 cm on the right side and 3.5 cm on the left side. An associated brain edema with marked mass effect in the form of effacement of cerebral sulci, compression of the third and lateral ventricles with possible uncal herniation. Hemorrhagic foci seen at the right frontal grey white matter junction and right temporal region. Also noted few scattered intra cerebral petechial hemorrhage at left para-falcine area.

Axial and coronal images seen after operative intervention and evacuation of bilateral epidural haematoma.

Case Discussion

Post RTA extraaxial biconvex recent blood collection is typical traumatic epidural haematoma pre and post evacuation.

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Case information

rID: 47792
Case created: 2nd Sep 2016
Last edited: 4th Sep 2016
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