Global cerebral ischaemia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Al-Hindawi

Presentation

Adult Patient brought unconscious to our ED by Ambulance.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
MRI

Global cerebral ischemia: T2, Flair and DWI show diffuse cortical hyperintensity and increased gray-white matter contrast. Tonsillar herniation is seen on the sagittal T1. MRA is normal. 

Case Discussion

EEG was flat.

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Case information

rID: 3865
Case created: 20th Jun 2008
Last edited: 23rd Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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