Extradural haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam




Fractured right parietal bone with diastasis of the right occipitomastoid suture with a large epidural haematoma.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 10396
Published: 10th Aug 2010
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2017
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