Subretinal hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr John Grieve

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

CT

Acute right subretinal hemorrhage.

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 hemorrhage is a rare complication of thrombolytic therapy.

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