Left MCA infarct with recanalization

Case contributed by Prof Peter Mitchell


Right upper limb weakness and aphasia.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Old left MCA infarct. Mismatch MCA left. M2 occlusion
DSA (angiography)
Agitated. Recanalized post iv tPA - no intervention
Reperfused. Small volume scattered infarct.

Case Discussion

Thin CT & CTP helps with cta assessment. M2 higher rate of recanalization c.f. MCA and ICA

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Case information

rID: 47072
Published: 31st Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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