Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ This case shows how subtle to the loss of normal grey-white matter differentiation can be in early acute stroke. Without the dense MCA hitting you...”

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  • Loss of the insular ribbon sign - “ The loss of the insular ribbon sign refers to a loss of definition of the gray-white interface in the lateral margin of the insular cortex ("insul...”
  • Hyperdense MCA sign (brain) - “ The hyperdense MCA sign refers to focal increased density of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) on CT and is a direct visualization of thromboemboli...”
  • Middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarct - “ The middle cerebral artery territory is the most commonly affected territory in a cerebral infarction, due to the size of the territory and the di...”

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