Cerebellar infarction

Case contributed by David Puyó


Dysarthria and ataxia.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

CT brian: 3 days after symptom onset

Patient was scanned three days after onset of symptoms. CT demonstrates hypodense lesions in both cerebellar hemispheres (right > left), the largest confined to the right superior cerebellar artery territory. 


MRI demonstrated the CT corresponding areas to show diffusion restriction with corresponding high T2/FLAIR signal edema. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates typical appearances of established cerebellar ischemic strokes.

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Case information

rID: 16625
Published: 4th Feb 2012
Last edited: 13th Oct 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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