Cerebral haemorrhagic contusion

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient involved in motor vehicle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

CT Brain

Multiple small intracerebral nodular hyperdense foci are identified in the left frontal and temporal lobes in keeping with haemorrhagic contusions. There is also a subarachnoid haemorrhagic strip along right frontotemporal transition. Remainder brain is unremarkable. No skull fractures were identified. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearance and locations for cerebral contusion in a context of trauma. 

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Case information

rID: 39842
Case created: 23rd Sep 2015
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
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