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International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images

ISSN: 2376-0249

Clinical-Medical Image - International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images (2019) Volume 6, Issue 1

Neuroradiological Findings in Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome: A Case Image Report

Neuroradiological Findings in Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome: A Case Image Report

Author(s): Nida Fatima*, Aariz Zainab and Raza Ali Akbar

10.4172/2376-0249.1000630

30-years-old Egyptian male presented with 2 weeks history of dizziness and generalized fatigue. No significant past medical history. On examination, he was hypotensive with tachycardia, GCS was 15/15 with no neurological deficit but he was pale. Lab exam revealed low hemoglobin with increased reticulocyte counts. Peripheral smear showed normochromic normocytic anemia. Antinuclear Ab and Anti CTD titers were positive. Patient showed improvement with methylprednisolone, heparin and IV immunoglobulin (Figures 1-3). Multiple focal areas of diffusion restriction are noted at bilateral centrum semiovale and corona radiata regions, right frontal subcortical, left occipital cortical, head of right caudate nucleus and splenium of the corpus callosum consistent with recent ischaemic changes.

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