Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) can result in a variety of hemorrhagic cerebral insults leading to brain death. This photograph depicting a brain of a person involved in a motor vehicle accident, shows a large hemorrhage in the left temporal-occipital region that 1. involves the brain tissue proper (i.e. intraparenchymal hemorrhage), 2. extends beneath the arachnoid layer of the outer covering of the brain (i.e. subarachnoid hemorrhage) and 3. penetrates the left ventricle resulting in bloody expansion of the ventricular system (i.e. intraventricular hemorrhage).
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