Watershed infarcts

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Right sided weakness

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Multiple foci of restricted diffusion are seen in left cerebral hemisphere, predominantly along grey-white matter junction, extending to ACA: MCA and MCA: PCA territory. Few subcortical infarcts show laminar necrosis seen as hyperintense signal on T1W images.

Case Discussion

This is a typical case of watershed infarcts.

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Case information

rID: 16428
Published: 17th Jan 2012
Last edited: 14th Jan 2016
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