Global hypoxic-ischemic brain injury

Case contributed by Dr Danilo Ferreira Maia


Patient with lowered level of consciousness and absence of brain stem reflex.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

CT Brain

CT brain showing diffuse cerebral edema with loss of grey-white matter differentiation and venous congestion in the sulci simulating pseudosubarachnoid hemorrhage appearances.

Case Discussion

The patient was further diagnosed with encephalic death.

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Case information

rID: 66558
Published: 1st Mar 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte

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