Primary intraventricular haemorrhage
Brought to A & E by friends. Severe headache all morning. GCS 8/15. Hypertensive 180/110 mmHg. Bleed?
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Extensive acute haemorrhage throughout the ventricular system.
No intraparenchymal haemorrhage. No underlying vascular abnormality identified.
Dilatation of the ventricular system.
Acute primary intraventricular haemorrhage with triventricular hydrocephalus. This is likely to be hypertensive in origin in this patient.
The intraventricular haemorrhage illustrates well the ventricular system of the brain, in particular the cerebral aqueduct and the lateral apertures of Luschka.