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Nausea and vomiting after a fall

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 4-year-old girl was brought to the emergency room with nausea, vomiting and headache, after she reportedly fell off of a high-chair.
  • Her parents said that she had been stunned by the injury for a short period of time, but did not lose consciousness for long.
  • Non-enhanced CT of the head was performed.