Traumatic Intraventricular Hemorrhage with a Good Prognosis


İs M., GEZEN A. F. , Akgül M., Dosoglu M.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, cilt.21, ss.107-109, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.107-109

Özet

We report a 10-year-old girl with an isolated traumatic intraventricular hemorrhage following a traffic accident, who had a good prognosis. Her neurological examination upon arrival was normal and she had no complaint other than headache and vomiting. Computed tomography on admission showed a hemorrhage in the lateral and fourth ventricles. She had a Glasgow Coma Score of 15, and she was thus given only antiepileptic drugs for prophylaxis and followed. Computed tomography that was repeated 5 days after admission showed no blood and all ventricles were of normal size. There was no vascular pathology on magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance angiography. The patient remains well 5 months after her accident. Intraventricular hemorrhage does not always have a poor prognosis.