Traumatic subarachnoid and subdural hygroma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Patient Data

Age: 40 years

Traumatic non-aneurysmal subarachnoid blood is noted overlying the right frontal lobe and extending into the Sylvian fissure. 

CTA (not shown) doesn't demonstrate any underlying vascular abnormality or aneurysm. 

CT scan 48 hours later demonstrates redistribution of subarachnoid blood, and development of bilateral frontal subdural hygromas

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Case information

rID: 55397
Published: 22nd Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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