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Transient hemiplegia and aphasia

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
Body Region: Cardiovascular

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 52-year-old woman was admitted for transient right hemiplegia and aphasia.
  • Doppler ultrasonography of the carotid arteries gave normal results.
  • Echocardiography depicted a small soft-tissue lesion of the left atrium.
  • Contrast-enhanced cardiac computed tomography was performed for further evaluation.