Left ICA infarct

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Dense right hemiplaegia and aphasia

Day 1

Modality: CT

Subtle hypodensities in left anterior and posterior watershed areas.

Modality: MRI

Note the lack of flow in the left ICA and attenuated flow in the left MCA and both ACA

Case Discussion

This patient had a carotid endarterectomy on the left the day before the CT brain. Dense right hemiplaegia and aphasia. Proceeded to become obtunded.

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Case Information

rID: 2673
Case created: 9th May 2008
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Tag: stroke
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