Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic;
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings
1927 days ago
#medmystery how would you describe this CT scan of the brain? what is black, white, gray?
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Large bilateral epidural hematomas, subdural hematoma, cerebral edema, vp shunt.
black-csf ventricle light gray-hematomas inside&outside skull dkgray-brain with edema. rotated?
Could be wrong, but the white dot doesn't have a trail of destruction behind it, making me think it's not a bullet. There is also no artifacts that are typically associated with metalic objects. I'd bet a tumor of some sort before I put my money on a bu
Is that Gabby Giffords' CT? white dot = bullet, white ring - skull, grey = blood, black = brain. That's a huge epidural hematoma.
bright white = bone. grey = brain. black = csf. white area in low left = epidural hematoma
Ok I was just kidding ,the white is a bullet , the black areas are bleeding and grey is no brain activity areas.
Subdural hematoma lower left?
This is Obama's brain.The white thing is his one brain cell.
The white thing looks like an ear plug.
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