Left MCA infarction

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem

Presentation

Right hemiparesis

Patient Data

Gender: Female
CT

Noncontrast CT of the brain demonstrates left middle cerebral artery territory cortical and subcortical infarct.

Case Discussion

MCA territory infarcts on CT may be predicted with multiple signs as hyperdense MCA sign as well as insular ribbon sign when neglected the real infarction develops and manifest on CT as diffuse hypodensity following the distribution of the occluded vascular territory.

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Case information

rID: 51593
Published: 17th Mar 2017
Last edited: 17th Mar 2017
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