Acute MCA infarct with hyperdense MCA sign

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Right-sided weakness

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

The left tempro-parietal cortical and subcortical regions are hypodense with mass effect upon the left lateral ventricle and contralateral midline shift. Abnormal increased density of the left middle cerebral artery. Findings are suggestive of proximal left middle cerebral artery infarct.

Case Discussion

Infarction involving the left MCA territory with hyperdense MCA sign.

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Case information

rID: 63871
Published: 23rd Oct 2018
Last edited: 24th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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