Deep brain stimulator

Case contributed by Dominic Kite


History of dystonia that was refractive to medical management. This specific presentation was for fall with suspected head injury on anticoagulation.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

An uncomplicated deep brain stimulator is sited in the left globus pallidus for dystonia.

Otherwise, this is a normal study. No gross intracranial hemorrhage. No large space-occupying lesion or brain edema. No loss of grey-white differentiation in the visible areas. No hydrocephalus. The skull is unremarkable and the mastoid air spaces are clear.

Case Discussion

This is an uncomplicated deep brain stimulator as stated by the clinical history on a previous radiology examination.

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