Basal ganglia hemorrhage (CT)

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain


Acute right sided weakness.

Hyperdensity in the left basal ganglia consistent with hemorrhage.

Case Discussion

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

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