Tentorium cerebelli subdural haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Fall with headstrike.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

Thickening and hyperdensity of the right tentorium cerebelli in keeping with subdural haematoma. 

Right tentorium cerebelli subdural haematoma is more easliy seen on these planes. No other acute intracranial haemorrhage identified. No hydrocephalus. No midline shift.

Case Discussion

Tentorium cerebelli subdural haematomas can be difficult to spot on axial plane due to the obliquity of the tentorium compared to the scanning plane. Reviewing all planes is important. 

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Case information

rID: 47753
Case created: 1st Sep 2016
Last edited: 28th Jun 2017
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