Cerebral haemorrhagic contusion

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
CT

CT Brain

NECT: left frontal cerebral contusion surrounded by oedema. 

X-ray

Left forearm X-ray

Left forearm: oblique fracture in the distal radial diaphysis.

Case Discussion

A cerebral haemorrhagic contusion is a type of intracerebral haemorrhage and is common in the setting of significant head injury.

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Case information

rID: 19177
Case created: 12th Aug 2012
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
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