Subdural hematoma - with drainage

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Subdural haematoma and subsequent surgery and re-imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

CT shows a right subdural hemorrhage, of mixed attenutation, with marked mass effect. Surgical treatment was decided.


CT performed 1 day after

Postoperative CT showing drainage without complications. Pneumocephalus and decreased hemorrhagic content.

This control show a marked diminution of mass effect and hemorrhagic content with partial resorption of the pneumocephalus.

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Case information

rID: 23293
Published: 2nd Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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