, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 209-210

Brain damage in hanging: a new CT finding

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Abstract

We report a 23-year-old man who attempted suicide by hanging. There have been few reports of involvement of the brain parenchyma shown on CT, all showing ischaemic lesions. This is the first report of multifocal intracerebral haematomas due to hanging seen¶on CT.

Received: 7 February 1999/Accepted: 25 June 1999