Neurology Quiz #27: Intracranial Hemorrhage

1. A 68-year-old male with a history of hypertension presents with sudden onset of severe headache, vomiting, and loss of consciousness. A non-contrast head CT shows a hyperdense area in the shape of a crescent, conforming to the surface of the brain. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

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2. A 22-year-old male presents with a brief loss of consciousness after a motorcycle accident. Upon regaining consciousness, he appears lucid but then deteriorates several hours later, developing a severe headache and right-sided hemiparesis. A CT scan without contrast shows a biconvex hyperdensity that does not cross suture lines. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? 

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3. A 55-year-old female with no significant past medical history presents with a sudden onset of "the worst headache of her life" followed by vomiting and photophobia. A CT scan shows no abnormalities, but a subsequent lumbar puncture reveals xanthochromia in the cerebrospinal fluid. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

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4. A 60-year-old male with a history of poorly controlled hypertension presents with sudden onset of left-sided weakness and difficulty speaking. A head CT without contrast reveals a hyperdense region within the right basal ganglia extending into the surrounding brain parenchyma. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

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5. A 30-year-old female presents to the emergency department with a headache and neck stiffness. She was involved in a minor car accident two weeks ago but did not seek medical attention at the time. A CT scan of the head shows a crescent-shaped hyperdensity crossing suture lines over the convexity of the brain. What is the most likely diagnosis? 

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