From the case: MCA dot sign


CT Brain

Axial non-contrast
Section: Signs
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ The dot sign represents a thromboembolus within a segmental branch of the MCA located within the Sylvian fissure. It's an early marker of thromboe...”

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  • MCA dot sign (brain) - “ The middle cerebral artery (MCA) dot sign, also known as the Sylvian fissure sign, is seen on CT of the head and represents the cross-sectional M2...”

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