Cerebellar Intracerebral Hemorrhage - Case 2

A 47 year-old hypertensive woman presented with nausea, vomiting and the inability to walk.

Outline the Cerebellar Blood     Note the Compression of the 4th Ventricle     Show the Enlargement of the Temporal Horns and 3rd Ventricle

Axial CT scan of the brain: Note the area of high intensity in the right cerebellum which denotes acute bleeding on CT imaging.  Also note the effacement of the adjacent fourth ventricle and the presence of early hydrocephalus (i.e., the temporal horns are enlarged). This is an important neurosurgical emergency to recognize as ventricular shunting and decompressive surgery can be life saving.

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