44 77-year-old male with a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation presented at an outside hospital with sudden onset of left facial droop, left arm and leg weakness

Feb 19, 2017 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on 44 77-year-old male with a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation presented at an outside hospital with sudden onset of left facial droop, left arm and leg weakness

Diagnosis: Acute stroke Axial noncontrast CT images of the brain (A, B) show a dense right middle cerebral artery (MCA) sign (yellow arrow, A) and subtle loss of definition in…

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55 18-year-old male involved in head-on motor vehicle collision with closed head injury and admitting Glasgow coma scale score of 3

Feb 19, 2017 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on 55 18-year-old male involved in head-on motor vehicle collision with closed head injury and admitting Glasgow coma scale score of 3

Diagnosis: Diffuse axonal injury Unenhanced axial CT images (A–C) show multiple small foci of hemorrhage (arrows) in the right pons (A), right basal ganglia, left subinsular region (B) and left…

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42 78-year-old male with a 6-month history of failure to thrive from severe malnutrition, a remote history of plasma cell dyscrasia, and multiple recent episodes of Herpes zoster infection presented with left greater than right ptosis, left eye pain, diplopia, and facial numbness

Feb 19, 2017 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on 42 78-year-old male with a 6-month history of failure to thrive from severe malnutrition, a remote history of plasma cell dyscrasia, and multiple recent episodes of Herpes zoster infection presented with left greater than right ptosis, left eye pain, diplopia, and facial numbness

Diagnosis: Intracranial abscess due to sinusitis Axial contrast-enhanced CT (A) shows partial opacification in the left sphenoid sinus (yellow arrow) and a ring-enhancing abscess (red arrows) in the left middle…

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66 21-year-old male with quadriplegia after diving into a shallow pond. The patient struck his head against an embankment, with his head flexed, chin against chest

Feb 19, 2017 by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY Comments Off on 66 21-year-old male with quadriplegia after diving into a shallow pond. The patient struck his head against an embankment, with his head flexed, chin against chest

Diagnosis: Flexion teardrop fracture at C7 Sagittal and axial CT images (left and middle images) demonstrate a small anterior teardrop fragment (yellow arrow) and retropulsion of the C7 vertebral body…

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