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Acute onset of right-sided hemiparesis

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, Munich, Germany
    Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • An 84-year-old woman was brought to the emergency room with right-sided hemiparesis.
    • The symptoms suggestive of a left hemispheric stroke had begun approximately 2 hours prior to
      admission.

    • Non-enhanced MDCT of the neurocranium was performed first, followed by CT angiography and
      CT perfusion.