Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Challenge: This CT is from a patient who suffered trauma to the torso but not to the head. What do you see?

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3 comments:

RaH said...

i do not see ventricels... elevated ICP?

Alex said...

air embolism

Craig Chen said...

air embolism is right!
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The CT scan shows intraparenchymal air concerning for an air embolism.

Source: UpToDate.