TITLE

RADIOLOGICAL CASE OF THE MONTH

AUTHOR(S)
Voyadzis, Jean-Marc; Panicker, Harish; McGrail, Kevin M.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Applied Radiology;Jan2007, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a case study involving a 50-year-old woman diagnosed with Kernohan's phenomenon resulting from a traumatic left acute subdural hematoma. The woman with myasthenia gravis became lethargic after falling from her bed. CT of the brain revealed a large acute left convexity subdural hematoma. Kernohan's phenomenon should be suspected when a motor deficit develops ipsilateral to a space-occupying supratentorial mass.
ACCESSION #
23781188

 

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