Vitreous hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


CT scan was requested to investigate headache.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

CT Brain

As an additional finding to the brain study: homogeneous hyperattenuation in the vitreous chamber of the right eye, compatible with hematic content.

Case Discussion

A vitreous hemorrhage occurs when a blood vessel ruptures and bleeds within or near the vitreous cavity.

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Case information

rID: 18001
Published: 31st May 2012
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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