Hyperdense MCA sign

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Left hemiplegia

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

CT at admission

CT shows a hyperdense right MCA. Stroke window shows more evidence of hypodensity in right MCA territory


24 hrs laters

A CT one day later shows a more hyperdense right MCA and further extensive low attenuation change in the right MCA territory.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a hyperdense MCA sign.

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Case information

rID: 29439
Published: 25th May 2014
Last edited: 5th Apr 2020
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