Wallerian degeneration

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

This patient had a previous left middle cerebral artery territory infarct with resultant Wallerian degeneration of the corticospinal tracts. This results in reduction in volume of the ipsilateral cerebral peduncle and flattening of the left side of the pons. 

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Case information

rID: 5128
Case created: 8th Dec 2008
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
Tag: stroke
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