Acute cerebral infarct

Case contributed by Prashant Mudgal
Diagnosis certain


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.

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