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

- “ Example of the salted pretzel sign, due to embolic showering of small calcific emboli in the left MCA vascular territory. The patient was treated...”

Used in the following article:

  • Calcified cerebral embolus - “ Calcified cerebral embolus is an uncommon and often overlooked cause of embolic ischemic stroke.  Epidemiology Although emboli are a common caus...”
  • Salted pretzel sign (CT head) - “ The salted pretzel sign is an uncommon sign of the presence of numerous small (<3 mm) calcific foci in the distal branches of a cerebral artery on...”

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