Brain cortical laminar necrosis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Patient with a prior history of infarction.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

CT shows extensive hypodensites in the left occipital lobe and left parietal lobe.


CT one month later

Computed tomography shows linear hyperdensities outlining the cortex of the previously infarcted regions which corresponds to cortical laminar necrosis.

Case Discussion

This is a case of cortical laminar necrosis, a form of ischemic brain damage.

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Case information

rID: 25822
Case created: 11th Nov 2013
Last edited: 13th Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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