Subgaleal haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Sickle cell disease patient

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Scalp swelling seen. 

Modality: CT

Diffuse swollen scalp with heterogenous predominantly hyperdense content in keeping with acute bleeding.

Falx and tentorium cerebelli calcification is seen.

Modality: MRI

Subgaleal hematoma of iso intense signal intensity on T1 and predominantly low signal intensity on T2/FLAIR in keeping with acute stage.

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Case Information

rID: 30086
Case created: 17th Jul 2014
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
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