Basal ganglia hemorrhage (CT)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Acute right sided weakness.

CT

Hyperdensity in the left basal ganglia consistent with hemorrhage.

Case Discussion

Basal ganglial hemorrhage is a common form of intracerebral hemorrhage, and usually as a result of poorly controlled long standing hypertension.

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Case information

rID: 2672
Published: 9th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: stroke
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