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Subdural Hematoma - Unilateral Acute - Case 3

A 22 year-old man developed fell while riding a motorcycle. On exam, he was drowsy with a mild left hemiparesis.

Outline the Subdural Hematoma     Note the Mass Effect on the Ventricle and the Midline Shift

Axial CT scans. Note the crescent shape overlying and compressing the right hemisphere. This is the typical CT picture of an acute subdural hematoma.

Revised 05/20/06.
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