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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.