Pontine stroke

Case contributed by G Balachandran


A 60 years diabetic patient was referred for evaluation of right sided hemiplegia.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

MRA revealed a complete occlusion of basilar artery. Left M1, M2, M3 segments of MCA were not visualized.

Case Discussion

A known diabetic patient was referred for evaluation after previous strokes. Recently he has presented with right side hemiplegia. A routine MRI study confirmed the ischemic lesions.

MRA showed a complete occlusion of basilar artery and no signal of M1, M2 and M3 left MCA segments.

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