Intracerebral haemorrhage (warfarinised)

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Sudden deterioration in GCS, in an elderly patient on warfarin.

Patient Data

Age: Elderly
Gender: Male

Non contrast CT demonstrating a large intracerebral haemorrhage involving the posterior aspect of the right cerebral hemisphere. There is extension both into the ventricles and into the subdural space. Marked midline shift is also present.  

Case Discussion

Findings typical of a lobar haemorrhage. 

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Case information

rID: 6153
Case created: 1st May 2009
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
Tag: stroke
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