Basal ganglia hemorrhage

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard



Patient Data

Age: 65 years

There is a sizable hemorrhage centered in the left basal ganglia. No interventricular extension. No midline shift. Hypodensities within the right centrum semiovale and adjacent to the frontal horn of the right lateral ventricle likely relate to previous ischemia.

Case Discussion

This patient had a known history of poorly controlled hypertension, almost certainly the cause of this typical basal ganglia hemorrhage

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