Compound Tomography is one of the most
sophisticated modalities used to contribute for
assessment of various body deficits. Compound
Tomography scan imaging shows, shape and structure
of body tissues can be assessed and with the information
about the potential diseases and lesions (Shaker, Said
Husain; Qanbari, Hamed Reza et al. : 2012). Head
trauma is one the leading causes of morbidities and in
this regard Head CT scan is the modality of choice
(Waganekar, Archana; Sadasivan, Jagadish et al. : 2018).
Sometimes in presence of clinical evidence of Head
injury with its cause, the brain CT scan has been
reported normal or unmarkabal (Pirzad.: 2018).
Finding out the rate and percentage of normal CT
scan in patients with signs and symptoms of head
Method and Materials:
Method has been designed as cross-sectional and
In this research, from the beginning of September
2018 until the end of March 2019, out of 594 head
injury patients who were brought to Neurosurgery
ward of Ali Abad University Hospital, 69 percent were
ordered CT scan, of which 52 percent of the results
came out to be normal and the remaining 48 percent
were reported abnormal.
Approximately in more than half of head injury
patients head CT scans were reported unremarkable
Keywords : Hematoma, Contusion, Head Trauma, Brain CT-scan.