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Cerebellar Intracerebral Hemorrhage - Case 1

A 45 year-old hypertensive man presented with nausea, vomiting and the inability to walk.

Outline the Cerebellar Blood   Outline the Pons   Outline the Cerebellum   Show the 4th Ventricle

Axial CT scan of the brain: Note the area of high intensity in the left cerebellum which denotes acute bleeding on CT imaging.  The cerebellum is one of the common locations for intracerebral hypertensive hemorrhage.  If the hematoma expands, it can result in direct brainstem compression or compression and obstruction of the fourth ventricle and secondary hydrocephalus.

Revised 05/04/06.
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