ICA occlusion and recanalisation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Dense left hemiparesis, treated with IV heparin

Occluded right ICA.

Recanalised (48hrs later): note the recanalised right ICA with central filling defect. 

Case Discussion

This patient developed a dense left hemiparesis, treated with IV heparin. The completely occluded right ICA recanalises with resolution of clinical deficit.

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Case information

rID: 3989
Case created: 7th Jul 2008
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
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