Diffuse hypoxic encephalopathy

Case contributed by Dr Kashif Nadeem Liaqat

Presentation

Post cardiac arrest

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
CT

Non-contrast axial CT sections of the brain shows sulcal effacement as well as high density in the tentorium bilaterally and the falx. There is diffuse abnormal low density of the supratentorial brain parenchyma with loss of grey-white differentiation and effacement of the basal cisterns. The appearances are in keeping with of pseudosubarachnoid haemorrhage sign.

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Case information

rID: 29831
Case created: 25th Jun 2014
Last edited: 27th Sep 2015
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