Acute onset of right-sided hemiparesis

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

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.

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