Right posterior cerebral artery (PCA) and cerebellar infarction

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient found unconscious at home.

Patient Data

Age: 88
Gender: Female

Emergency Department CT Brain

Slight hypoattenuation of brain parenchyma in the territory of the posterior cerebral artery and the right cerebellar arteries.


CT scan three days later.

Further delineation of the ischemic area to the right, with edema and midline shift and compression of the fourth ventricle.

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Case information

rID: 19024
Case created: 2nd Aug 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
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