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Spontaneous Parenchymal Haemorrhage

There are a number of causes of spontaneous parenchymal haemorrhages. These include: hypertension, vascular malformations and aneurysms, neoplasm (primary or metastatic), cerebral amyloid angiopathy, use of antiplatelet agents or anti-coagulants, blood dyscrasias and drug abuse (e.g. amphetamine and cocaine use). Parenchymal haemorrhages could also be subdivided into ...

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Obstructive Hydrocephalus

These are the cranial CT scans from a patient with a recent left cerebellar infarct . Due to the significant cytotoxic oedema as a result of the cerebellar infarct, the fourth ventricle is being compressed , thus obstructing the normal CSF flow. The CT scan shows features of obstructive ...

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