Cerebral haemorrhagic contusion with subdural and subarachnoid haemorrhage

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


50 year old male who fell 3 meters.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

CT demonstrates extensive left frontal and to a lesser degree left temporal lobe hemorrhagic contusions with overlying acute subdural and subarachnoid blood. 

Bone window demonstrates extensive undisplaced occipital fractures.

Repeat CT the following day

Modality: CT

CT performed the following day demonstrates increase in the size of the contusions and positive mass effect. 

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Case Information

rID: 10680
Case created: 5th Sep 2010
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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