Prévost sign

Case contributed by Dr Saikat Sarkar


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Patient Data

Age: 60 Years
Gender: Male

Well defined hypo-dense area in right MCA territory with deviation of eye towards opposite side.

Age related cerebral atrophy also seen.

Minimal collection seen in right maxillary and right sphenoid sinuses.

Case Discussion

Acute infarction in right MCA territory with deviation of the eyes towards the left side. This is unusual in cortical infarcts, with deviation usually towards the lesion. This phenomenon is known as Prévost sign.

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Case information

rID: 54204
Published: 27th Jun 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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