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- Published: April 30, 2021
- By: Kelly Mrachek, MD
The patient is a male in his 7th decade who presents with left occipital hemorrhagic stroke. The patient has a history of a right frontotemporal stroke from which he made an excellent recovery. The patient lives in an assisted living facility and also has mild cognitive issues, which were not of certain to the patient or family. Resection specimen from the left occipital lesion (A) shows acute hemorrhage, reactive astrogliosis, and thickened intraparenchymal, as well as thickened leptomeningeal, blood vessel walls. A few scattered senile plaques (diffuse and neuritic) are also observed in the background. Aβ-amyloid deposition in the blood...