Flashcards in Radiology: Head & Neck Trauma Deck (10)
when do you use plain x-rays for head?
if you see a big bleed of haematoma, what else to look for?
look at the opposite site: coup contre-coup, possible sub-arachnoid
why do you get grey differentiation in a haematoma?
a rebleed, or acute on chronic
diffuse axonal injury is what?
sudden deceleration and injury to brain
decreased perfusion to distal parts of brain
older or young person more at risk for diffuse axonal injury?
older person, more room to move
brain is fixed at which 3 points
corpus callosum x2
request what for jaw view?
# in mandible is risk of what being injured?
mandibular nerve in the foramen
in a facial trauma, what else to look for besides a mandible fracture?