Subdural haematomas: bilateral chronic

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Bilateral low-density subdural haematomas, with internal septations. 

Case Discussion

Subdural haemorrhage (SDH) is a collection of blood accumulating in the potential space between the dura and arachnoid mater of the meninges around the brain. SDH can happen in any age-group, is mainly due to head trauma and CT scans are usually sufficient to make the diagnosis. Prognosis varies widely depending on size and chronicity of the haemorrhage. 

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rID: 4256
Case created: 3rd Aug 2008
Last edited: 15th Jan 2017
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