Intrauterine Foetal Subdural Haemorrhage Visible on Computed Tomography Scan

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KY Kwok, SSM Lo, SQH Chou, KS Tse, YL Cheung

Hong Kong J Radiol 2009;12:24-6

Traumatic intrauterine foetal subdural haemorrhage is a rare condition. It is unusual to diagnose this condition by computed tomography scan because of the ionizing radiation hazard. This report describes the radiological findings of intrauterine foetal subdural haemorrhage on computed tomography images. The controversy surrounding computed tomography for pregnant patients is also discussed.