below is my mother CT scan result after she had a
Hello,below is my mother CT scan result after she had a stroke due to high blood pressure. she is 60+ years old.the incident happened on thursday before noon. she was taken to the hospital asap and for the first couple of days her condition was not good. she couldn't keep anything down and very very uncomfortable. now the vomiting has stopped for the moment she can drink and eat like water and soup. she is dizzy over all and DR say it is because of the medications but has her consciousness, and she can move her hands and feet. she can speak slowly and understand and recognizes people talking to her.she is currently in Afghanistan where the medical facilities and Drs. aren't at there best. so I have some questions to ask:what is the best next move we should make?how serious is this?does she need a surgery?how long is her recovery time?any permanent deficiency?any thing helpful and any suggestions please? we are lost.FINDINGS:Acute intra parenchymal hematoma is noted in the right cerebellar hemisphere measuring 4cmx3.3cm3.1cm. this hematoma shows mild mass effect over the ventricle. No significant dilatation of the ventricular system is seen.midline structures are in place.scar of small chronic lacunar infractions are seen in the bilateral basal ganglia.both thalami are normal.brain stem appears unremarkable.no abnormality is detected in the seller and para seller region.CONCLUSION:Acute intra parenchymal hematoma is noted in the right cerebellar hemisphere measuring 4cmx3.3cm3.1cm as described above.
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