Pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage and cortical visual impairment as the presenting sign of gliomatosis cerebri

Geeta Belsare, Andrew G. Lee, Joan Maley, Patricia Kirby, Erik K St Louis, Kenneth Follett

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A 49-year-old white male presented with a pseudo- subarachnoid hemorrhage and diffuse brain edema. Neuroimaging showed brain edema causing the unusual findings of a pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage and bilateral occipital lobe infarcts following herniation and compression of the posterior cerebral arteries. An enlarged corpus callosum was noted which led to a brain biopsy and a diagnosis of gliomatosis cerebri.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-80
Number of pages3
JournalSeminars in Ophthalmology
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Sep 2004
Externally publishedYes



  • Gliomatosis cerebri
  • Pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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