Venous epidural hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Michael P Hartung

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Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
CT

Displaced fracture right occipital bone. Right posterior parafalcine lentiform extra-axial collection with mass effect on the posterior parietal and occipital lobes.

Case Discussion

Venous epidural hematoma due to fracture of the right occipital bone and injury of the superior sagittal (most likely) or transverse sinuses. 

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Case information

rID: 72971
Published: 3rd Jan 2020
Last edited: 3rd Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tenwek Hospital

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