Hyperdense MCA sign

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Patient with acute hemiplegia.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

High density thrombus in the right MCA on plain CT scan of head .

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent of hyperdense MCA sign , one of the early signs of ischaemic stroke.

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Case Information

rID: 20784
Case created: 11th Dec 2012
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
Tags: brain, stroke, sign
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