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An 18-year-old man is admitted to the emergency room following a motorcycle accident...

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asked Jul 18, 2014 in General Surgery by Rajesh Bahara

An 18-year-old man is admitted to the emergency room following a motorcycle accident. He is alert and fully oriented, but witnesses to the accident report an interval of unresponsiveness following the injury. Skull films disclose a fracture of the left temporal bone. Following x-ray, the patient suddenly loses consciousness and dilation of the left pupil is noted. This patient should be considered to have

  1. Ruptured berry aneurysm

  2. Acute subdural hematoma

  3. Epidural hematoma

  4. Intraabdominal hemorrhage

  5. Ruptured arteriovenous malformation 

 

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Epidural hematoma
answered Jul 18, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
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