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Headache and left-sided hemiparesis

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, 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 82-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with an increasing headache for the past
      several days. In addition, she suffered from a new-onset left-sided hemiparesis. The medical
      history was largerly unremarkable.
    • Un-enhanced CT was performed (not shown), followed by CT-angiography