Lacunar infarction of the posterior limb of the internal capsule

Case contributed by Dr C. Igler


Acute onset of dysarthria.

Patient Data

Age: 68-year-old
Gender: Male

Oval shaped lesion in the right posterior limb of the internal capsule with high signal on DWI and low ADC values.

The diffusion restriction represents the territory of the anterior choroid artery.

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Case information

rID: 42143
Published: 7th Jan 2016
Last edited: 11th Oct 2018
Tag: dwi
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