Epidural hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Trauma

Modality: CT

Fracture right parietal bone with diastasis of right occipitomastoid suture with a large epidural hematoma.

Case Discussion

Large right parieto-temporal epidural hematoma associated with right parietal bone fracture. Diastasis of the right occipitomastoid suture with opacification of the right mastoid air cells and right sphenoid sinus features consistent with base of skull fracture. Right external auditory canal bleed is also seen. Large right parietal subgaleal swelling/ hematoma is also noted.

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Case Information

rID: 10396
Case created: 10th Aug 2010
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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