What does the swirl sign predict following intracerebral haemorrhage?

Teaching NeuroImages: Swirl sign and spot sign in intraparenchymal hematoma

Wagemans BA, Klinkenberg S, Postma AA.

Neurology 2016; 87:e225-e226.

Answer

Swirl sign and spot sign are signs of active bleeding and predictors for hematoma growth and mortality in patients with intraparenchymal hematoma.

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