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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 2010 Mar;47(3):213-216. English. Case Report.
Hwang JC , Cho SJ , Park HK , Chang JC .
Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul, Korea. chosj@hosp.sch.ac.kr
Abstract

Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a common condition that often leads to death or disability. Accurate prediction of the outcome and decisions regarding the treatment of ICH patients are important issues. We report a case of thalamic hemorrhage with an intraventricular hemorrhage that was suddenly migrated into the third and fourth ventricles in its entirety 8 hours after symptom onset. To our knowledge, this case is the first report of spontaneous migration of thalamic ICH into ventricles, and we suggest a possible mechanism for this case with a brief review of the literature.

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