Cerebellar hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Ataxia and impaired consciousness. History of uncontrolled hypertension.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

CT brain

Computed tomography reveals a rounded hyperdense lesion with mild surrounding edema in the left cerebellar hemisphere.

Case Discussion

The case represents cerebellar hemorrhage in a known hypertensive.

In the posterior fossa hypertensive bleeds classicially occur in or around the dentate nucleus.

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Case information

rID: 27193
Published: 23rd Jan 2014
Last edited: 20th Feb 2020
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