Cerebral haemorrhagic contusions

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Patient involved in a car accident

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

CT brain

CT reveals extensive left frontal and temporal hemorrhagic contusions with underlying subarachnoid hemorrhage and right temporal subdural haemorrhage. The bone window demonstrates an extensive linear undisplaced temporal bone fracture.

Case Discussion

This case shows findings typical to find in a high-energy traumatic brain injury.

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Case information

rID: 23145
Published: 25th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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