Cerebral hemorrhagic contusions

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Patient involved in a car accident

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

CT brain

CT reveals extensive left frontal and temporal hemorrhagic contusions with underlying subarachnoid hemorrhage and right temporal subdural hemorrhage. 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: 24th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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