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D. Temporal Contusion with Secondary Oedema, c.1952

 Item
Identifier: LHB1/61A/94/1/8

Scope and Contents

Double-sided drawing showing two coronal sections of a brain suffering from an injury, depicting how the posterior circulation of the brain can become disrupted. Posterior coronal section of the head depicting a right-sided temporal contusion with secondary oedema causing a mass effect and disrupting the posterior blood supply of the brain. Outline of a right-sided uncal herniation of the temporal lobe is also shown due to raised intracranial pressure. Labelled 'D. Temporal contusion with secondary oedema'. One side showing additions in pencil.

Dates

  • c.1952

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

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Extent

1 drawings

Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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