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. 

Extraconal haemorrhage on the right results in proptosis. Bone window demonstrates extensive undisplaced occipital fractures.

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: 17th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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