Vertebral artery occlusion - haemorrhagic infarct

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

35 year old male with sudden onset altered sensorium and right hemiparesis.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

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Case Discussion

MR reveals an infarct in the left posterior MCA and MCA-PCA watershed territories. The T1 sagittal image reveals subacute haemorrhage within the infarct. 

MR angiography reveals - complete occlusion of left vertebral artery - presumed dissection.

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Case information

rID: 12155
Case created: 25th Oct 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Tag: stroke
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