Pontine infarct

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Dizziness and off balance.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
CT

CT brain

Computed tomography shows a subtle hypodensity in the right pontine region.

Case Discussion

This examination shows a pontine ischemic stroke despite the fact that it is difficult to evaluate by computed tomography due to the presence of beam-hardering artifacts

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Case information

rID: 30226
Published: 27th Jul 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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