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Acute posttraumatic posterior fossa epidural hematoma in a 9-month-old child with hemophilia (CT)

Nonenhanced cranial CT scan (A) demonstrates a large right-sided posterior fossa epidural hematoma, which is compressing the right cerebellar hemisphere and brainstem. Note the absence of the fourth ventricle on this image. A more rostral CT image (B) ventricular dilatation, a finding consistent with obstructive hydrocephalus. (Contributed by Dr. Vincent Traynelis.)

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