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Cerebrovasc Dis. 2000 Nov-Dec;10(6):480-2.

CT and MRI in acute hemorrhagic stroke.

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Department of Neuroradiology, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland.

Abstract

We report the case of a woman presenting with an acute onset of hemiplegia. MRI was performed and showed a hyperintense mass on diffusion-weighted imaging, with areas of high signal intensity on T2* imaging and T2/PD imaging. T1-weighted imaging showed a more inhomogeneous lesion with a central isointense part corresponding to the acute clot, as well as a peripheral crescent of hypointense plasma; since another mass lesion could not be acutely excluded, computed tomography was performed immediately afterwards, showing a hyperdense hematoma. The patient was taken to the neurosurgical operating theater, where she underwent decompressive craniotomy and evacuation of the hematoma.

PMID:
11070382
DOI:
10.1159/000016113
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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