Cerebral amyloid angiopathy

Case contributed by Royal Melbourne Hospital

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Patient presenting with spontaneous cortical subarachnoid haemorrhage.

MRI

Susceptibility arterfact seen in convexity leptomeninges in keeping with subarachnoid hemorrhage. One of the causes of convexity SAH is amyloid angiopathy. See other typical microhemorrhages elsewhere.

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Case information

rID: 15826
Case created: 15th Nov 2011
Last edited: 7th Sep 2015
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