Pontine infarct

Pontine infarcts are one form of brainstem infarction involving the posterior circulation. Infarcts in the pons are typically focal in nature.

The pons if often poorly visualised on CT, but is eloquently observed on MRI, as there is no beam-hardening artifact from the petrous temporal bone.

Stroke and intracranial haemorrhage
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Section: Pathology
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    Case 1: acute left hemipontine infarct
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