Cerebellar haemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Patient Data

Age: 82
Gender: Female
CT

There is a hyperdense lesion with mild surrounding edema in keeping with intra-cerebellar bleeding, with extension to subependymal region around the fourth ventricle, without causing obstructive hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

Cerebellar haemorrhage is a form of intracranial haemorrhage and is most frequently seen in the setting of poorly controlled hypertension. Cerebellar haemorrhages carry a relatively good prognosis if timely evacuation and control of hydrocephalus can be obtained.

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Case information

rID: 32658
Case created: 8th Dec 2014
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2016
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