Sign Up for a Free Account

Right frontotemporal epidural hematoma in a 26-year-old man with concomitant intradural pathology (CT)

Preoperative nonenhanced cranial CT scan (A) demonstrates an acute right frontotemporal epidural hematoma with ipsilateral ventricular effacement and mild shift of midline structures. Postoperative study (B) confirms complete decompression, with resolution of mass effect. In the interval between scans, however, a left frontal hemorrhagic contusion involving the deep white matter has coalesced (arrowhead). (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