Falx subdural haematoma and sulcal subarachnoid haemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Hit on head.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

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There is 7mm thickness acute falx subdural haematoma maximal in the frontal region. Low volume traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage is seen within frontal sulci and callosal sulcus adjacent to the subdural, greater on the left. Small volume scalp haematoma at the vertex. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of a thin traumatic falx subdural haematoma and low volume sulcal subarachnoid haemorrhage

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Case information

rID: 32380
Published: 24th Nov 2014
Last edited: 28th Jul 2016
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