S. Krishna Prasad1, P. Brahmaji Master2
An autopsy study of extradural haemorrhage in head injuries was done. Extradural haemorrhage is a common manifestation in trauma in vehicular accidents, head injuries due to blunt force, falls, being hit by a moving object, etc.
Data was collected from the police, relatives, and photographic evidences from the scene, post-mortem findings. 78 cases of deaths due to extradural haemorrhage in head injuries were studied.
The presence of EDH in injuries with blunt weapons, vehicular accidents, falls, minor accidents were 48.71%, 33.33%, 16.67%, 0.6%.
Extradural haemorrhages are very common in blunt weapon injuries followed by vehicular accidents, falls and minor accidents.