Right cerebellar hemisphere ischemic infarct

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

History of nausea, vomiting, dizziness and headache for 10 days.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Large area of hypodensity in the right posterior inferior cerebellar hemisphere and right side vermis with mass effect over the fourth ventricle and resultant mild acute proximal hydrocephalus.

Increased T2w signal and abnormal diffusion restriction is noted in the right posterior inferior cerebellar hemisphere and right side of the vermis.

Case Discussion

The infarct is located in the right posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) territory.

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Case information

rID: 56185
Published: 23rd Oct 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: pica
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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