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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
    head.

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