Lacunar thalamic infarction

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

The patient complained of a burning sensation on the left side of his body, that had started 6 hours ago.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male
MRI

Focal diffusion restriction in right thalamus. 

Case Discussion

DWI showed a bright spot in the right thalamic region. All other sequences including T2 and FLAIR were normal.

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Case information

rID: 14098
Case created: 24th Jun 2011
Last edited: 4th Oct 2015
Tags: stroke, mri
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