Beware the bright basilar artery: an early and specific CT sign of acute basilar artery thrombosis
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A 74-year-old man was emergently transported to the emergency room after an episode of witnessed unresponsiveness. One day prior to admission, he was complaining of malaise, headaches, and vomiting to family members. His symptoms progressively worsened, but he did not seek immediate treatment. He was brought in by family after becoming increasingly drowsy and eventually unresponsive. His past medical history was notable for hypertension and atrial fibrillation. He was not on anticoagulation.
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