Pontine infarction

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


2 days of right sided facial droop and weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

CT brain

Modality: CT

A vague region of hypodensity is seen on the left side of the upper pons. 

MRI brain: 2 days later

Modality: MRI

A region of restricted diffusion is seen on the left side of the pons, not crossing the midline. 

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Case Information

rID: 14308
Case created: 14th Jul 2011
Last edited: 15th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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