Cerebral Contusion

  • Etiology: trauma
  • Imaging: cortex under impact (coup), cortex opposite side of impact (contra coup), often hemorrhagic, gliding contusion common at frontal bone and temporal tips

Cases of Cerebral Contusion

CT of cerebral contusion
Axial CT without contrast of the brain shows multiple high density punctate intraparenchymal lesions in the bilateral frontal lobes.