Putaminal hemorrhage

Case contributed by David Puyó

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Three hour headache

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female
CT

Large hyperdense (acute) hemorrhage in the left putamina with a small fluid-fluid level anteriorly representing clot separated from plasma. 

Case Discussion

The basal ganglia are a common site for hypertensive hemorrhage, which forms part of the spectrum of stroke. 

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Case information

rID: 22180
Published: 17th Mar 2013
Last edited: 26th Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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