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Reduced level of consciousness and 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

  • A 64-year-old man was brought to the emergency room with a reduced level of consciousness and a
    left-sided hemiparesis.

  • Relatives reported that the onset of symptoms was insidious.
  • The patient was cachectic and his medical history included laryngeal cancer.
  • Non-enhanced and contrast-enhanced MDCT of the neurocranium was performed.