ICA occlusion with embolic infarcts

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai


55 year old male with recurrent deficits on the right side.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male



DSA (angiography)


Case Discussion

MRI brain reveals mutlifocal hyperintensities in the left cerebral hemeisphere in the cortex and the subcortical white matter (T2/FLAIRsequences)

T2 axial images reveal loss of flow void of left ICA; however the left MCA flow void is well seen.

MR angiography reveals complete occlusion of the left internal carotid artery.

Final Diagnosis: Left internal carotid artery occlusion with embolic infarcts in left cerebral hemisphere.

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Case information

rID: 12154
Published: 25th Oct 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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