Extradural hemorrhage (huge)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Head trauma. GCS 3.

Patient Data

Age: Young adult
Gender: Male
CT

Massive biconvex extradural hematoma form a fracture of the skull (not seen; note the swelling of temporalis overlying the hematoma) resulting in marked midline shift and hydrocephalus of the left lateral ventricle (which should be slit like, but its outflow is obstructed). 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of an albeit massive extradural hemorrhage

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Case information

rID: 3428
Published: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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