Traumatic brain injuries

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fell off a ladder

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
CT

CT Brain

CT images show frontal lobe contusions - larger on the left - as well subdural hematomas extending through the parafalcine region.

There is also a right parietal extradural hematoma and extensive skull fractures (there is a mild depressed posterior skull fracture). 

 

CT

20 days later

Subdural hematomas and cerebral contusions' reabsorption with remaining extradural hematoma and a hypoattenuating area on the left frontal lobe. 

Case Discussion

Multiple traumatic injuries. 

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Case information

rID: 31949
Published: 21st Nov 2014
Last edited: 5th Oct 2020
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