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Sudden acute hemiparesis

    Author: Alessandro Bozzao
    Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    3.1 Additional Images
    4. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 66-year-old female (pacemaker wearer) was found unconscious at home in the morning (onset time of symptoms unspecified) and arrived at the Emergency Department at 1 p.m.
    • Neurological examination revealed left hemiparesis; NIHSS (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale) score: 16-18.
    • Plain CT was acquired.