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Injury to the head after a fall

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, 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

    • An 83-year-old woman presented to the emergency room after she had tripped and fallen on her

    • A slight cutaneous laceration was seen on her forehead.
    • Non-enhanced CT of the brain was performed to rule out intracranial hemorrhage.