Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck
Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany
1. Patient presentation
- A 75-year-old woman presented to the emergency room after she tripped and fell. She complained
of headaches and slight dizziness, but was otherwise neurologically asymptomatic. A skin laceration
was noted on her left forehead.
- The medical history was largely unremarkable, according to the patient and her family.
- Non-enhanced CT of the head was performed to rule out intracranial hemorrhage as a result of