Superior periorbital traumatic hematoma and swelling

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Head trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 47-yer-old
Gender: Female

There is a right frontal subgaleal hematoma in continuity with edema and hematoma enlarging the soft tissue in the superior periorbital region (superior palpebrae). The intracranial structures are unremarkable. 

Case Discussion

This case exemplifies a large focal superior peri-orbital swelling and hematoma as a consequence of a direct blunt trauma. There is only involvement of the local soft tissue, without bone or intracranial repercussions. 

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Case information

rID: 41920
Published: 29th Dec 2015
Last edited: 29th Dec 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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