Post-traumatic subdural hygroma

Case contributed by Dr Lawrence Josey

Presentation

Confusion 2 weeks post trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

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

CT

CT scan 2 weeks later (increasing confusion)

There has been resolution of traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage. Left frontal subdural CSF density collection has increased in size consistent with an enlarging post traumatic subdural hygroma

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Case information

rID: 17813
Case created: 15th May 2012
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2017
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