Extradural haemorrhage (huge)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Head trauma. GCS 3.

Patient Data

Age: Young adult
Gender: Male

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 haemorrhage

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Case information

rID: 3428
Case created: 22nd May 2008
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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