Left MCA Infarct

Case contributed by Dr Sandeep Bhuta


Two days after right hemiparesis and aphasia.

Patient Data:

Age: Adult
Modality: MRI

MRI shows restricted diffusion in left MCA distribution in keeping with an acute infarct. Note the loss of normal grey white matter differentiation on T1 weighted images and the increased T2 signal and gyral swelling. 

Case Discussion:

Typical appearances of an established MCA territory infarct with pronounced restricted diffusion.

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