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Left thalamic hemorrhage with intraventricular extension

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Hypertensive, acute-onset of right side hemiplegia followed by unconsciousness.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Acute hematoma is seen in the left thalamus with surrounding edema.

Extension of the hemorrhage is seen to occipital horns of both lateral ventricles.

Case Discussion

The features are consistent with nontraumatic hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage.

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Case information

rID: 63432
Published: 13th May 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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