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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.