[Cerebral haematoma in a 12-year-old girl].

  title={[Cerebral haematoma in a 12-year-old girl].},
  author={Mia S\ondergaard and Sarah Grunnet and A. Peter Born},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  volume={174 26},
A 12-year-old girl with an upper respiratory infection deteriorated suddenly with a severe headache and declining level of consciousness, and was brought to the ER on suspicion of meningitis. On arrival, the girl had a Glascow Coma Scale score of 6 and a dilated pupil that was not reactive to light. A computed tomography of the cerebrum showed a large intracerebral haematoma, which was surgically removed. The bleeding was due to an AV-malformation. The girl survived with a homonym hemianopsis… CONTINUE READING