Parietal fissure fracture with large subgaleal hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Essam


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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 18173
Published: 16th Jun 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.