Encephalomalacia after MCA stroke

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

History of stroke a year ago.

Patient Data

Age: 73
Gender: Male
CT

CT Brain (selected images)

Extensive area with attenuation of CSF replacing part of the brain parenchyma in the vascular territory of the right middle cerebral artery.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates the typical appearance of brain after major ischaemic strokes. 

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Case information

rID: 19286
Case created: 23rd Aug 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
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