Thalamic lacunar infarct

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Right hemiparesis hours of evolution

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

CT Brain

Mild hypodense in the  left thalamic region


CT Brain 24 hours

In the control CT performed 24 hours later, a marked rounded hypodensity is evident in the left thalamic region. no other signs of complication are evident

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the evolution of an ischemic left thalamic lacunar infarct.

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Case information

rID: 36507
Published: 28th Apr 2015
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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