Subarachnoid hemorrhage: lethal

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Collapse, GCS of 3

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Large subarachnoid hemorrhage with signs of svere hypoxic/ischemic injury including loss of grey/white differentiation and gross mass effect.  Marked uncal herniation compressing the brainstem with linear Duret hemorrhage (arrow), distorted pons (arrow) and tonsillar hemiation (arrow).  Berry aneurysm seen arising from the right anterior communicating artery (arrow).

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Case information

rID: 17595
Published: 28th Apr 2012
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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