Extradural hemorrhage

Discussion:

This case shows the classic appearance of an acute extradural hemorrhage in a  young patient involved in a head strike. This hematoma represents a collection of blood that forms between the inner surface of the skull and outer layer of the dura (which is the periosteum), it is a subperiosteal hematoma located on the inside of the skull. 

The patient was submitted to a prompt neurosurgery evacuation of the hematoma. 

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