Subdural hygroma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Motor vehicle accident

Patient Data

Age: 50 years

Single axial slice demonstrates no intracranial abnormality. MInimal asymmetry of CSF space surrounding the frontal lobes. A scalp hematoma on the right within temporalis is noted. 


CT brain 48 hours later

Single slice from a CT 48 hours later demonstrates accumulation of a subdural hygroma. Also note the redistribution of subgaleal fluid. 

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Case information

rID: 55431
Published: 6th Sep 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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