Extensive cerebral infarction on MCA territory

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Third day after stroke.

Patient Data

Age: 84
Gender: Female

Hypoattenuation of brain parenchyma in the whole right middle cerebral artery territory, effacement of cerebral sulci and gyri, as well as compression of the right lateral ventricle and shift of the midline structures to the left.

Case Discussion

Third day right MCA stroke with swelling and mass effect. 

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Case information

rID: 22258
Case created: 23rd Mar 2013
Last edited: 10th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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