Traumatic brain injuries

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fell off a ladder

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Female
CT

CT Brain

CT images show frontal lobe contusions - being larger on the left - as well subdural hematomas extendind through 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

CT images show subdural hematomas and cerebral contusion's reabsorption, remaining the extradural hematoma and a hypoattenuating area on left frontal lobe. 

Case Discussion

Multiple traumatic injuries. 

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Case information

rID: 31949
Published: 21st Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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