Basal ganglia haemorrhage (CT)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Acute right sided weakness.

CT

Hyperdensity in the left basal ganglia consistent with haemorrhage.

Case Discussion

Basal ganglial haemorrhage is a common form of intracerebral haemorrhage, and usually as a result of poorly controlled long standing hypertension.

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Case information

rID: 2672
Case created: 9th May 2008
Last edited: 28th Jun 2017
Tag: stroke
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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