Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ Great case for the signs of raised ICP and the complication of PCA infarct, where the PCA is compressed by uncal herniation across the tent. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Posterior circulation infarction - “ Posterior circulation infarction (POCI), also referred as posterior circulation stroke, corresponds to any infarction occurring within the vertebr...”
  • Uncal herniation - “ Uncal herniation is a subtype of transtentorial downward brain herniation, usually related to cerebral mass effect increasing the intracranial pre...”
  • Posterior cerebral artery (PCA) infarct - “ Posterior cerebral artery (PCA) infarcts arise, as the name says, from occlusion of the posterior cerebral artery. It is a type of posterior circu...”
  • Ischemic stroke - “ Ischemic stroke results from a sudden cessation of adequate amounts of blood reaching parts of the brain. Ischemic strokes can be divided accordin...”

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