Spontaneous Resolution of an Intraventricular Hematoma

Report of a Case with Recovery

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    Left vertebral arteriogram, first arterial phase. (Left) Lateral projection (Right) Anterior-posterior projection. The arteriovenous malformation is indicated by the arrow.

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    First pneumoencephalogram. The intraventricular hematoma fills most of the left lateral ventricle. (a) Erect lateral projection. (See also Fig. 2b and c.)

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    Brow-up lateral projection. (c) Brow-up anterior-posterior projection.

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    Second pneumoencephalogram. Six weeks after the first study there is no evidence of the intraventricular hematoma. (Left) Brow-up lateral projection. (Right) Brow-up anterior-posterior projection.

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