Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 11

Skull Penetrating Stab Wound with Progression of Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage, A Case Report and Literature Review

Amin Abdulwahab Alsattouf*, Malik M Makki, Safaa K AI-Mousli, Amer H Alani and Amir H Ramezani

Department of Neurosurgical, SKMCA/Ajman, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Amin Abdulwahab Alsattouf, Department of Neurosurgical, SKMCA/Ajman, UAE

Received: September 11, 2023; Published: October 10, 2023


Penetrating skull injury leading to intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a severe form of traumatic brain injury that can result in significant morbidity and mortality. This case report describes successful treatment of a 22-year-old male patient who developed a massive cerebral hemorrhage within two hours of a small cerebral hemorrhage after a stab wound to the head. The patient was initially observed for the small cerebral hemorrhage in the emergency department, but his condition deteriorated rapidly and he became unconscious. Urgent CT scans revealed a significant increase in the size of the hemorrhage, with mass effect and midline shift. The patient was taken to the operating room for urgent craniotomy and evacuation of the hematoma. The surgery was successful and the patient made a good recovery. This case report highlights the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of penetrating skull injuries with ICH.

Keywords: Skull Penetrating Stab Wound; Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage; Head Computed Tomography Scan


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Citation: Amin Abdulwahab Alsattouf., et al. “Skull Penetrating Stab Wound with Progression of Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage, A Case Report and Literature Review". Acta Scientific Neurology 6.11 (2023): 12-17.


Copyright: © 2023 Amin Abdulwahab Alsattouf., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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