Left ICA infarct

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Dense right hemiplaegia and aphasia

CT

Day 1

Subtle hypodensities in left anterior and posterior watershed areas.

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
Published: 9th May 2008
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: stroke
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