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Cortical laminar necrosis after subarachnoid hemorrhage

Chavdar Bachvarov, Georgi Todorov, Georgi Valchev, Toni Avramov, Bogomil Iliev, Yavor Enchev, Toni Kondev, Stanimir Sirakov

Abstract

Cortical laminar necrosis has rarely been observed in a patient after coil embolization. We report a 51-year-old female patient who became comatose after the embolization of an aneurysm in the right middle cerebral artery. There were high signal intensities in the temporal brain on T2-weighted MRI images and linear hyperintensities along the cerebral cortices on T1-weighted images with a diffuse gyriform enhancement.

Keywords

cerebral infarction; cortical laminar necrosis; subarachnoid hemorrhage; angiography

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/hl.v21i3-4.5167

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