From the case: Pontine haemorrhage

CT
Sagittal non-contrast
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ In intensive care the patient was unresponsive with no observable cranial nerve function. Corneal and gag reflexes were also absent on examination...”

Used in the following article:

  • Locked-in syndrome - “ Locked-in syndrome is a condition that can occur as a result of a stroke involving the brainstem; the stroke damages the ventral brainstem, corres...”
  • Pontine hemorrhage - “ Pontine hemorrhage, a form of intracranial hemorrhage, is most commonly due to long standing poorly-controlled chronic hypertension. It carries a ...”

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