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Headache and reduced level of consciousness

    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

    • A 72-year-old man presented to the emergency room with headaches and a reduced level of
      consciousness.

    • Laboratory tests were normal.
    • MDCT of the neurocranium was performed to rule out a neurovascular insult or a tumor.