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Reduced level of consciousness in an immunosuppressed patient

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 45-year-old woman presented with a reduced level of consciousness which had developed over a
    period of several days.

  • She had previously undergone bone marrow transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia and now is
    immunosuppressed.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the brain was performed.