Stabbing of the skull with hemorrhage

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

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History with-held.

Stab injury to skull vault with a signature fracture and underlying large intraparenchymal hematoma.

Volume rendered images clearly reveal the injury.

Case Discussion

This patient was stabbed in the head with a knife, resulting in a focal fracture and extensive intraparenchymal hemorrhage. 

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Case information

rID: 5636
Published: 1st Mar 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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