Depressed skull fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete



Patient Data

Gender: Male

CT brain

CT show depressed occipital fracture with left counter-coup subdural hematoma.

Case Discussion

This case shows an depressed skull fracture which crosses the midline. Overlying soft tissue hematoma is present, however in this case there is no associated extradural hemorrhage. Separately, there is a left frontotemporal subdural hematoma (contrecoup injury). 

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Case information

rID: 26568
Published: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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