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Anoxic Brain Injury

Palacios III, MD RGPIM - MedPix

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Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Anoxic Brain Injury

History: 62 year old white male reports to SICU after an aborted surgical attempt to correct a dysfunctional mitral valve. Surgery was stoped after performing the throacotomy because patient's face turned "blue" and started to swell as the surgery progressed.

Findings: CT of the head aproximately 3 hours after termination of surgery demonstrates symmetric and complete reversal of normal gray and white matter densities in the brain.

Ddx: Symmetric brain injury from - hypotenstion - hypoxia - cardiogenic arrest - carbon monoxide exposure - metabolic

Dxhow: Axial CT imgages

Exam: Patient never regained conciousness after sedation was removed.

No MeSH data available.


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Anoxic Brain Injury

Palacios III, MD RGPIM - MedPix

Axial unenhanced CT of the head.
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MPX1972_synpic18891: Axial unenhanced CT of the head.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Brooke Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Anoxic Brain Injury

History: 62 year old white male reports to SICU after an aborted surgical attempt to correct a dysfunctional mitral valve. Surgery was stoped after performing the throacotomy because patient's face turned "blue" and started to swell as the surgery progressed.

Findings: CT of the head aproximately 3 hours after termination of surgery demonstrates symmetric and complete reversal of normal gray and white matter densities in the brain.

Ddx: Symmetric brain injury from - hypotenstion - hypoxia - cardiogenic arrest - carbon monoxide exposure - metabolic

Dxhow: Axial CT imgages

Exam: Patient never regained conciousness after sedation was removed.

No MeSH data available.