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Gyrus rectus, cingulate gyrus and caudate head infarction post ACA aneurysm coiling

Case contributed by Craig Hacking
Diagnosis certain


Routine post aneurysm coiling MRI. No neurological defect.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Acute infarct left gyrus rectus extending superiorly to the cingulate gyrus, left head of caudate nucleus and anterior aspect of the left lentiform nucleus. Scattered subcortical punctate microinfarcts in the left ACA territory.

Case Discussion

Example of the vascular distribution of the branches of the ACA including the recurrent artery of Heubner supplying the head of the caudate nucleus.

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