Computerised tomographic scan of the head in evaluation of stroke in Ghanaians.

@article{Nyame1998ComputerisedTS,
  title={Computerised tomographic scan of the head in evaluation of stroke in Ghanaians.},
  author={P. K. Nyame and K. B Jumah and Samuel Adjei},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={75 11},
  pages={
          637-9
        }
}
One thousand and three patients clinically diagnosed as stroke cases were investigated using computerised tomographic (CT) scan. No diagnosis was made in 56 (5.58%) of the patients. While 56 cases had the CT scans reported as normal, in 40 (4.99%) of the patients disorders other than stroke were diagnosed. They included remediable causes like subdural haematoma (ten cases), cerebral abscess (eight cases), meningioma (four cases), other brain tumours (eighteen cases). Nine hundred and seven of… CONTINUE READING

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