Parietal fissure fracture with large subgaleal hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Essam

Presentation

9 months old boy complaining of trauma since 1 month ago followed by scalp swelling

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Male

A thin fissue fracture of the right posterior parietal bone associated with large overlying sub-galeal collection of heterogeneously iso-dense attenuation is seen at the right parieto-occipital region measuring about  8.5 x 2 cm along its maximum AP x TS diameters.

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Case Information

rID: 18173
Case created: 16th Jun 2012
Last edited: 18th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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