e-CASES: Polytrauma with severe cranioencephalic trauma
41-year old patient, with previous history of a first suicide attempt in June 2009; he was admitted following a second suicide attempt by defenestration, on August 19, 2009.
The patient was admitted to the emergency room for polytrauma with severe cranioencephalic trauma with fracture and a depressed fronto-orbital fracture with external communication. The patient was intubated and ventilated, no pupillary asymmetry.
The body scan is provided.