Brain infarction

Case contributed by Ahmed Elowaidy



Patient Data

Gender: Male

On presentation


There is a very subtle loss of differentiation of gray white matter junction in the left frontal region suggestive of acute infraction.

Follow up


The infarction is now more apparent and there is possible cortical laminar necrosis as well.

Case Discussion

Paying a close attention to the gray white matter differentiation is very important in detecting subtle acute infarction.

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