Subretinal haemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr John Grieve


Decreased GCS following thrombolysis for presumed left frontal lobe infarct. Right pupil dilated and unresponsive to light. ? intracranial haemorrhage.

Patient Data

Age: 83
Gender: Female

Acute right subretinal haemorrhage.

In addition hypodensity involving both the cortex and underlying white matter of the left frontal lobe is thought to represent an infarct. Eyes are also deviated towards-the left side- the infarct

Case Discussion

Subretinal haemorrhage is a rare complication of thrombolytic therapy.

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Case information

rID: 36701
Case created: 5th May 2015
Last edited: 13th Apr 2017
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