Thalamic hemorrhage with intraventricular extension

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis certain


Loss of consciousness. Poorly controlled long-standing hypertension.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female
  • right thalamic hemorrhage with intraventricular extension

  • no midline shift

Case Discussion

brain CT scan without contrast shows a thalamic hemorrhage with intraventricular extension. The thalamus is one of the common sites for hypertensive hemorrhage.

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