Sonographic detection of in utero isolated cerebellar hemorrhage

Luke Hiller IV, John P. McGahan, Bijan Bijan, Giselle Melendres, Dena Towner

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Cerebellar hemorrhage is a relatively rare phenomenon in neonates, and most cases are associated with intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH). Prenatally diagnosed intracranial hemorrhage is rare, and diagnoses of cerebellar hemorrhage are even rarer. In our literature search, we discovered 3 cases of prenatal diagnosis of cerebellar hemorrhage, all accompanied by IVH. None of the neonates survived. We report a case initially observed in utero by sonography of cerebellar hemorrhage without evidence of IVH, causing ventriculomegaly in a 32-week twin fetus who was subsequently successfully treated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)649-652
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics


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