Extensive cerebral infarction on MCA territory

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


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
Published: 23rd Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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