Hyperacute epidural haematoma isodense with the brain on computed tomography


On the CT scan, epidural haematoma usually appears as a biconvex mass lesion with a higher density than the brain tissue. The so-called ‘‘hyperacute’’ extradural haematoma displays ‘‘bubbles’’ iso or hypodense within the hyperdense mass [1]. This combination of different densities has been attributed to three possible causes: 1) The coexistence of fresh… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-003-0171-6

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