Bilateral subgaleal haematomata

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Headache in the absence of trauma

Modality: CT

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Case Discussion

Almost circumferential soft tissue swelling predominantly located around the vertex.

Features are of bilateral subgaleal haematoma.

There was no history of trauma and no concern regarding non-accidental injury.  Further investigation revealed an underlying haematological abnormality and bleeding tendency.

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Case Information

rID: 13457
Case created: 13th Apr 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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