Epidural haematoma

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Patient falls headlong from 2 meters

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
CT

Computed tomography shows extensive linear fracture at the vertex of the skull, below this there is a large collection of blood, so convex, which compresses the underlying parenchyma.

Case Discussion

The findings described are consistent with a traumatic epidural hematoma

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Case information

rID: 23979
Case created: 21st Jul 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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