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CT scanning can differentiate between ischaemic attack and haemorrhage

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 30 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1197
  1. Lušić Ivo, neurologist (
  1. Department of Neurology, Clinical Hospital Split, Spinčićeva 1, 21000 Split, Croatia

    EDITOR—I am concerned about Gunatilake's reports of cases in which rapid resolution of intracerebral haemorrhage occurred.1 The author's premise is founded on two erroneous statements Gunatilake stated that “no one has reported resolution of the symptoms and signs of intracerebral haemorrhage within 24 hours, although the possibility has been recognised.” The author obviously chose to ignore published data that showed a rapid resolution of neurological deficit after intracerebral haemorrhage.24

    Gunatilake also stated: “Intracerebral …

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