BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-009091

Mount Fuji sign following subdural haematoma evacuation

  1. Serkan Aribal1
  1. 1Department of Radiology, GATA HEH Teaching Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Aksaz Military Hospital, Mugla, Turkey
  3. 3Department of Radiology, Beytepe Military Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ali Kemal Sivrioglu, draksivrioglu{at}


An 88-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department with a head injury because of a fall. He had a loss of consciousness. Bilateral subdural haematoma and fracture of the left parietal bone were shown on the CT imaging. The left subdural haematoma was evacuated in operation and a drainage catheter was placed in the subdural space. His vital findings were normal in the postoperative period. However, the patient's general condition broke down in the postoperative sixth hour. After that, cranial CT …

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