Monday, July 9, 2012


This patient was involved in a motor vehicle accident. He is in a deep coma and ICP is normal.

Challenge: What kind of injury is shown here?

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Reflex Hammer said...

Shower embolism???

Reflex Hammer said...

Intraparenchymal hemorrhage?

jimmy said...

Axonal Shear Injury

Viktor Tyberkevych said...

diffuse axonal injury

Craig Chen said...

the axonal injuries have it!

This is diffuse axonal injury, a result of shearing mechanisms, and seen as multiple small lesions in white matter tracks.

Sources: UpToDate; LearningRadiology.