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L parietal ischemic infarct

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ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: L parietal ischemic infarct

History: 74 yo WF with Diabetes and HTN, S/P cystectomy, TAH/RSO and ventral hernia now with acute mental status changes 2 days post op. On first night postop, patient had a one-hour episode of hypotension (SBP 80-90)

Findings: Noncontrast CT shows hypodensity in L parietal lobe with no visible compression of other structures. No hyperdens or hemorrhagic areas are noted. MRI DWI image shows hyperintense signal within same area demonstrating restricted diffusion of water molecules.

Ddx: Ischemic infarction of L parietal lobe with no evidence of hemorrhagic nature.

Dxhow: Radiologic diagnosis

Exam: Tachycardia, difficulty with word finding, ideomotor apraxia and confusion.

No MeSH data available.


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L parietal ischemic infarct

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MPX1060_synpic19253: MRI

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: L parietal ischemic infarct

History: 74 yo WF with Diabetes and HTN, S/P cystectomy, TAH/RSO and ventral hernia now with acute mental status changes 2 days post op. On first night postop, patient had a one-hour episode of hypotension (SBP 80-90)

Findings: Noncontrast CT shows hypodensity in L parietal lobe with no visible compression of other structures. No hyperdens or hemorrhagic areas are noted. MRI DWI image shows hyperintense signal within same area demonstrating restricted diffusion of water molecules.

Ddx: Ischemic infarction of L parietal lobe with no evidence of hemorrhagic nature.

Dxhow: Radiologic diagnosis

Exam: Tachycardia, difficulty with word finding, ideomotor apraxia and confusion.

No MeSH data available.