Computed tomography of the “armored brain”

Summary

A calcified chronic subdural hematoma may cover the surface of the cerebral hemispheres to such an extent that one can talk of an “armored brain”. Pathogenesis, clinical course and treatment are discussed based on the computed tomograms of five cases.

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Ludwig, B., Nix, W. & Lanksch, W. Computed tomography of the “armored brain”. Neuroradiology 25, 39–43 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00327479

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Key words

  • Subdural hematoma
  • calcification
  • armored brain