Cavernous malformations are usually intraparenchymal, extra-axial lesions being uncommon. They have very rarely been reported as the cause of subarachnoid hemorrhage. We present a case of hemorrhage related to a cavernous malformation, unusual in two ways. First, it is rare for an intracranial cavernous malformation to present with massive subarachnoid hemorrhage. Secondly, this cavernous malformation lay in the chiasmatic cistern.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Clinical Neurology
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine