Hemispheric stroke

Case contributed by Dr Franco Ruales


Patient with neurologic deficit

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Fig 1 and 2: CT Scan Normal.

Fig 3: Ct scan angiography shows filling defect inside left middle cerebral artery.

Fig 4: VRT reconstruction shows amputation of M2 segment of left middle cerebral artery.


Restriction in the diffusión and positive in ADC maps.


CT Scans showed cortical subcortical hypodensity in territory of left middle cerebral artery. Important mass effect that generates subfalcial hernia and collapse of ventricular system.

Case Discussion

Special thanks to Dr. Jairo Burbano and Dr. Eduardo Gomez.

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Case information

rID: 16143
Published: 21st Dec 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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