Sudden loss of vision and then consciousness. CPR during transport. Anisocoria. IC bleeding?
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- Large mesencephalic and pontine bleeding causing perifocal edema and breaking into the fourth ventricle.
- Resultant effacement of the infratentorial extracerebral liquor spaces.
- Hypodense areas in supratentorial bilateral deep white matter in line with chronic small vessel ischemic changes.
Primary brainstem hemorrhages are characterized by a dramatic presentation and rapid clinical progression due to the secondary mass effect.