Haemorrhagic transformation of right middle cerebral artery ischaemic stroke

Case contributed by David Puyó

Presentation

Patient who arrived at the intensive care unit with a Glasgow Coma Score of 3.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

The entire right MCA territory is infarcted with multiple foci of haemorrhage, presumably representing haemorrhagic transformation of an ischaemic stroke. 

Case Discussion

This case shows a typical intraparenchymal hematoma within a large right MCA territory infarct, with edema and mass effect.

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Case information

rID: 18400
Case created: 5th Jul 2012
Last edited: 30th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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