Medical Must-See: This headache was a mystery - then the diagnosis appeared like magic

The CT findings were somewhat of a smoking gun

This case had doctors scratching their heads until the diagnosis announced itself on CT with a puff of smoke, like the finale of a magic trick.


Only in lieu of a disorientated rabbit was a rare cerebrovascular disease.

The 51-year-old female patient, from Peru, presented to a Florida ED with a severe right hemispherical headache, accompanied by nausea, confusion and lethargy.

Her medical history was significant for migraines and Meniere's disease, resulting in chronic right-sided hearing loss.