Name: AIGBE MERCY
HOSPITAL: ST SOLOMON HEALTH CARE
INVESTIGATION: CT BRAIN SCAN
CT brain Scan
Findings:there is a fracture of the medial wall of the left orbit with herniation of the orbital fat and left medial rectus muscle into thee ethmoidal sinus and presence of peri-orbital emphysema.
There is also fracture of the floor of the orbit with air/fluid level in the left maxillary sinus indicative of hematoma.
Slight herniation of the left inferior oblique muscle into the maxillary sinus is also noted
No intercranial haemorrhage is seen
There is, however, bilateral basal ganglia calcification(most likely physiological)
Normal white/grey matter interface is preserved.
Posterior fossa structures are normal
No occular abnormality is seen
1 blow out fracture of the left orbit with herniation of orbital fat, medial rectus and left inferior oblique muscles.
2 left maxilary sinus hematoma
3 incidental finding of bilateral basal ganglia calcification.
Dr GA Olaniyi MBBS, FMCR