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Diffuse axonal injury in comatose patient with no mass lesion (MRI)

Axial T2-weighted MR images demonstrate (A) right frontal white matter and splenium of the corpus callosum with hyperintensity suggestive of diffuse axonal injury, (B) right frontal punctuate hemorrhage, and right parietal subdural. (Contributed by Dr. Jose Biller.)

Associated Disorders

  • Alcohol intoxication
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Cerebral edema
  • Communicating hydrocephalus
  • Depressed skull fracture
  • Diffuse axonal injury
  • Illicit drug intoxication
  • Intraparenchymal hematoma
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage
  • Linear skull fracture
  • Obstructive hydrocephalus
  • Scalp laceration
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Subgaleal hematoma
  • Transtentorial herniation
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Uncal herniation