Subdural haemorrhage - evolution over time

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Patient Data

Age: 90 years
Gender: Male

An extra-axial haemorrhage crossing the sutures along right cerebral hemisphere characteristic of an acute subdural haemorrhage with evidence of previous burr-holes on the left.

CT

CT week 1

At one week the density of the haematoma is beginning to reduce but remains hyperdense compared to adjacent brain. 

CT

CT week 8

Eight weeks following initial imaging, the subdural haematoma has become hypodense compared to the adjacent brain. 

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Case information

rID: 4894
Published: 31st Oct 2008
Last edited: 30th Apr 2018
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