Monday, July 9, 2012

Shear



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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5 comments:

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!
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Shear

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

Sources: UpToDate; LearningRadiology.