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Hemorrhage in Basal Ganglia, Hypertensive, Acute Stroke

Nakamura KMN - MedPix

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hemorrhage in Basal Ganglia, Hypertensive, Acute Stroke

History: 76 year-old hypertensive male with altered mental status, presenting to the emergency department via EMS.

Findings: CT demonstrates focal high density in the region of the left putamen. Contrast was administered due to apparent vasogenic edema on the preceding non-contrast examination. A follow-up MRI performed 3 months later demonstrates evidence of residual blood products in the same region. Note the decrease in mass effect on the follow-up study.

Ddx: Hypertensive hemorrhage Amyloid angiopathy Hemorrhagic primary or metastatic malignancy

Dxhow: Clinical information supported the diagnosis of hypertensive hemorrhage.

Exam: Hypertension

No MeSH data available.


Appearance of left basal ganglia hemorrhage on 2nd echo axial T2 weighted MRI.
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Hemorrhage in Basal Ganglia, Hypertensive, Acute Stroke

Nakamura KMN - MedPix

Appearance of left basal ganglia hemorrhage on 2nd echo axial T2 weighted MRI.
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MPX1417_synpic24444: Appearance of left basal ganglia hemorrhage on 2nd echo axial T2 weighted MRI.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hemorrhage in Basal Ganglia, Hypertensive, Acute Stroke

History: 76 year-old hypertensive male with altered mental status, presenting to the emergency department via EMS.

Findings: CT demonstrates focal high density in the region of the left putamen. Contrast was administered due to apparent vasogenic edema on the preceding non-contrast examination. A follow-up MRI performed 3 months later demonstrates evidence of residual blood products in the same region. Note the decrease in mass effect on the follow-up study.

Ddx: Hypertensive hemorrhage Amyloid angiopathy Hemorrhagic primary or metastatic malignancy

Dxhow: Clinical information supported the diagnosis of hypertensive hemorrhage.

Exam: Hypertension

No MeSH data available.