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An incidental finding on computed tomography scan

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: (Published 03 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3500
  1. Anan Shtaya, clinical lecturer in neurosurgery,
  2. Bassam Dabbous, consultant neurosurgeon
  1. St George’s University Hospital NHS Trust and St George’s University of London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Anan Shtaya ashtaya{at}

A 10 year old girl was referred for a computed tomography (CT) scan of the head after having had intermittent headaches for two months following a head injury (fig 1). On examination, she had bilateral papilloedema. The main finding on the CT scan was a left subacute subdural haematoma. What else is shown in the images? …

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