Subgaleal hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Sickle cell disease patient

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Scalp swelling seen. 


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

Falx and tentorium cerebelli calcification is seen.


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
Published: 17th Jul 2014
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
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