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Cerebellar hemorrhage

Case contributed by Mohammadtaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Headache

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
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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 hemorrhage is a form of intracranial hemorrhage and is most frequently seen in the setting of poorly controlled hypertension. Cerebellar hemorrhages carry a relatively good prognosis if timely evacuation and control of hydrocephalus can be obtained.

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