Hypertensive basal ganglia hemorrhage

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain


Acute right side hemiparesis.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Findings of non contrast CT of the brain : an acute intracerebral hemorrhage centered in the basal ganglia of the left side, with extension into the ventricle. 

Case Discussion

This type of bleed is characteristic of a basal ganglia hemorrhage secondary to hypertension

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