Acute haemorrhagic stroke

Case contributed by Hugo Neves (RT)

Presentation

Sudden change in alertness.

Patient Data

Age: 77
Gender: Male

Non contrast. Spiral acquisition

Modality: CT

CT scan shows massive left hemispheric hematoma with blood-fluid level. This has caused significant mass effect with subfalcine herniation causing left to right midline shift (19mm).

Left phthisis bulbi (incidental finding)

Case Discussion

Patient died 12 hours after CT scan.

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Case Information

rID: 17507
Case created: 19th Apr 2012
Last edited: 30th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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