Hyperdense MCA sign

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Left hemiplegia.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

CT at admission

CT shows a hyperdense MCA.


24 hrs laters

CT one day later shows the vessels more hyperdense 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: 14th Aug 2019
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