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Progression of acute hydrocephalus in subarachnoid haemorrhage: a case report documented by serial CT scanning.
  1. G J Rinkel,
  2. E F Wijdicks,
  3. L M Ramos,
  4. J van Gijn
  1. University Department of Neurology and Radiology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.


    A patient with a perimesencephalic subarachnoid haemorrhage gradually developed, within the first day, progressively impaired consciousness, small non-reactive pupils, and defective upward gaze. Three successive CT scans showed progressive enlargement of the lateral and third ventricles. Ventricular shunting resulted in complete recovery.

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