Posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) infarct

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Hypodensity in the left cerebellar hemisphere, in the territory of the left PICA. 

CT

48 hours later

Left PICA territory infract is more clearly delineated with positive mass effect from oedema. 

Case Discussion

This is an example of a PICA infarct evolving over 48 hours. Patient required craniotomy and resection of infarcted cerebellum.

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Case information

rID: 5047
Case created: 24th Nov 2008
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
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