Epidural hematoma due to middle meningeal artery injury

Case contributed by Dr Michael P Hartung


Trauma, found by side of the road.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years

Communited fracture squamous portion right temporal bone. 

Large right convexity lentiform collection with several mass effect on the right cerebral hemisphere, leftward midline shift, subfalcine herniation and early trapping of the left lateral ventricle. 

Few underlying hemorrhagic contusions. 

Case Discussion

Large epidural hematoma due to temporal skull fracture resulting in middle meningeal artery injury. 

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Case information

rID: 74950
Published: 10th Mar 2020
Last edited: 12th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tenwek Hospital

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