Acute cerebral infarct

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal


Right sided weakness and slurred speech.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

The left middle cerebral artery appears hyperdense. There is an ill-defined hypodense region noted involving the left insular cortex with loss of grey and white matter interface. There loss of delineation of the basal ganglia suggestive of disappearing basal ganglia sign.

Hyperdense MCA, loss of insular ribbon and disappearing basal ganglia signs are suggestive of acute cerebral infarct.

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Case information

rID: 35604
Published: 13th Apr 2015
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2019
Tag: pm
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