Annotated image
reveals marked co...
axial NECT obtained in acute setting in a center for neurorehabilitation
reveals marked concavity of brain and skin flap at the craniectomy site (yellow arrows). Subfalcine herniation to the left (red arrow), compression of both ventricles (purple arrow) and VP-shunt (white arrow) are also noted.
Modality: Annotated image (axial NECT obtained in acute setting in a center for neurorehabilitation)

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