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Coup and contrecoup injury (CT)

Nonenhanced CT scan of two patients showing coup injury and contrecoup injury on opposite side. (Contributed by Dr. Ravindra Kumar Garg.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Brain death
  • Brain hematoma
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Cerebellar herniation
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Cerebral edema
  • Cerebral ischemia
  • Coma
  • Diffuse axonal injury
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
  • Epidural hemorrhage
  • Herniation syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intra-axial hematoma
  • Intracerebral hematoma
  • Intracranial hypertension
  • Intraparenchymal hematoma
  • Intraparenchymal hemorrhage
  • Intraventricular hemorrhage
  • Nonpenetrating head trauma
  • Penetrating head trauma
  • Persistent vegetative state
  • Posttraumatic seizures
  • Skull fractures
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Subdural hemorrhage
  • Subfalcine herniation
  • Transtentorial herniation
  • Uncal herniation