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Coma after an accident

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany
    Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 69-year-old man was brought to the emergency room after a high-velocity motor vehicle accident.
    • He lost consciousness directly after the traumatic impact and remained in a comatose state.
    • Non-enhanced CT of the brain was performed to rule out intracranial hemorrhage.