Fatal gunshot wound to the head

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Self-inflicted gunshot wound to head with suicidal intent.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Right-to-left transit of projectile with skull fracture, pneumocephalus, blood in the ventricles and diffuse cerebral oedema.

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Case Information

rID: 14487
Case created: 30th Jul 2011
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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