Hemorrhagic transformation of right middle cerebral artery ischemic 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 hemorrhage, presumably representing hemorrhagic transformation of an ischemic 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
Published: 5th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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