Anoxic brain injury

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


Status post cardiac arrest.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

72 hours later


At presentation:

No gross abnormality. 


At 72 hours:

Lost differentiation between cortex and white matter and diffuse hypodensity of the brain parenchyma, also including the basal ganglia and cerebellum. 

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