Items tagged “stroke”

85 results found
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Left MCA infarction

Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 11 Mar 2011
74% complete
CTMRI
Article

Pontine haemorrhage

Pontine haemorrhage, a form of intracranial haemorrhage, is most commonly due to long standing poorly controlled chronic hypertension. It carries a very poor prognosis. Epidemiology Primary pontine haemorrhage accounts for ~7.5% (range 5-10%) of haemorrhagic strokes and has an incidence of ~3 ...
Article

Cerebellar haemorrhage

Cerebellar haemorrhage is a form of intracranial haemorrhage and is most frequently seen in the setting of poorly controlled hypertension, although this can of course also be secondary to an underlying lesion (e.g. tumour or vascular malformation) or due to supratentorial surgery (see remote cer...
Case

Pontine stroke

Day 1
Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Apr 2011
68% complete
CT
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Internal carotid artery dissection

Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 29 Apr 2011
88% complete
CTMRI
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Watershed infarct

Watershed
Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Dec 2008
53% complete
MRI
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Wallerian degeneration

Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Dec 2008
50% complete
CT
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Lacunar thalamic infarction

Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 24 Jun 2011
83% complete
MRI
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Pontine infarction

Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 14 Jul 2011
77% complete
CTMRI
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Acute right middle cerebral territory stroke

Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 22 Sep 2011
81% complete
CTMRI
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Acute cerebral infarct with hyperdense MCA sign

Hyperdense right ...
Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammed Alghamdi
Published 20 Mar 2012
86% complete
CT
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Basal ganglia haemorrhage with intraventricular extenstion

Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Aug 2012
92% complete
CT
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PICA infarct

Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 17 Aug 2012
65% complete
CT
Article

Cerebellar infarction

Cerebellar infarction is a relatively uncommon subtype of ischaemic stroke. It may involve any of the three arteries supplying the cerebellum: superior cerebellar artery (SCA): superior cerebellar arterial infarct anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA): anterior inferior cerebellar arteria...
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Posterior inferior cerebellar arterial infarction

Posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) occlusion may cause infarction of the posterior inferior cerebellum, inferior cerebellar vermis and lateral medulla. Epidemiology Typically considered the most common territory involved in cerebellar infarction, although at least one study 1 has demo...
Case

Hyperdense MCA sign

Diagnosis certain
Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad
Published 11 Dec 2012
83% complete
CT
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Hyperdense MCA sign

Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Mar 2013
92% complete
CT
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Intracranial haemorrhage

Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 03 May 2013
77% complete
CT
Article

Acute versus chronic ischaemic stroke

Differentiating between acute and chronic infarction on a CT brain is an important skill for many health professionals particularly in the emergency setting: pathology acute: cytotoxic oedema chronic: encephalomalacia; Wallerian degeneration hypoattenuation acute: more dense than CSF chron...
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Cerebral ring enhancing lesions (mnemonic)

Convenient mnemonics for the causes of cerebral ring enhancing lesions are: MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC DR MAGIC L Mnemonics MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC M: metastasis A: abscess G: glioblastoma I: infarct (subacute phase) C: contusion D: demyelinating disease R: radiation necrosis or resolving haem...

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