Post traumatic subdural hygroma

Case contributed by Dr Lawrence Josey


Confusion 2 weeks post trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Pateint presents post trauma with CT scans obtained on arrival and two weeks later. CT head performed at 2 weeks is due to increasing confusion.

Subarachnoid haemorrhage, parafalcine subdural haemorrhages and asymmetry in the subarachnoid/subdural space overlying the left frontal lobe. Note the interpeduncular haemorrhage

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Case information

rID: 17813
Case created: 15th May 2012
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
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