Cerebellar hemorrhage causing obstructive hydrocephalus

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Unconscious. History of headache and dysarthria 30 minutes before admission.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

CT Shows a large  cerebellar hemorrhage  with extension into the ventricles and sub-arachnoid space. There is obstructive hydrocephalus due to hematoma in the 4th ventricle.

Case Discussion

This case shows how a cerebellar hemorrhage can cause obstructive hydrocephalus.

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Case information

rID: 33989
Published: 8th Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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