CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
- Scalp, skull + meninges all normal.
- Normal external brain surface - no gyral flattening, suggesting no longstanding raised intra-cranial pressure.
- On slicing, small area of infarction in left parietal lobe.
- Brain stem contained large haemorrhage on slicing, measuring approximately 3 x 2 x 2cm.
- Marked atheroma of basilar artery and Circle of Willis.
- Brain weighed 1500g.