Items tagged “stroke”

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Cerebral vascular territories

An understanding of cerebral vascular territories is important in understanding stroke and complications from surgery and endovascular procedures.  Although one could be excused for thinking that within the brain, such a carefully organised organ, blood supply would be constant, the truth is th...
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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 direct flow from internal carotid artery into the middle cerebral artery, providing the easiest path for thromboembolism. Clinical presentation The ne...
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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 circulation infarction. Clinical presentation Symptoms include contralateral homonymous hemianopia and quadrantic visual field defects. Because the PCA s...
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Weber syndrome

Weber syndrome is a midbrain stroke syndrome that involves the cerebral peduncle and the ipsilateral fascicles of the oculomotor nerve 1-3. Clinical presentation ipsilateral CN III palsy contralateral hemiplegia or hemiparesis Pathology It is usually caused by an ischaemic stroke, typically...
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Posterior cerebral artery territory infarct

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
65% complete
MRI
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Basal ganglia haemorrhage (CT)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 May 2008
77% complete
CT
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Left ICA infarct

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 May 2008
67% complete
CTMRI
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Basal ganglia bleed

NCCT day 0
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 May 2008
78% complete
CTMRI
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Cerebral ring enhancing lesions (mnemonic)

Convenient mnemonics for the causes of cerebral ring enhancing lesions are: MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC DR MAGIC L MAGICAL DR Mnemonics MAGIC DR or DR MAGIC M: metastasis A: abscess G: glioblastoma I: infarct (subacute phase) C: contusion D: demyelinating disease R: radiation necrosis or re...
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Left MCA infarct

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 02 Aug 2016
80% complete
CT
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Wallerian degeneration

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Dec 2008
50% complete
CT
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Watershed infarct

Watershed
 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Dec 2008
53% complete
MRI
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Medial longitudinal fasciculus infarct

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 17 Dec 2008
68% complete
MRI
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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 visualisation of thromboembolic material within the lumen. It is thus the earliest visible sign of MCA infarction as it is seen within 90 minutes after the event 1.  It is the long...
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Intracerebral haemorrhage (warfarinised)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 01 May 2009
89% complete
CT
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Thalamic lacunar infarct

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 09 Jan 2010
48% complete
CT
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PICA infarct

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Mar 2010
62% complete
MRI
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Haemorrhagic transformation of middle cerebral artery stroke

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Jul 2010
65% complete
MRI
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Hypertensive basal ganglial bleed

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Aug 2010
92% complete
CTDiagram
Case

Haemorrhagic infarcts - vertebral artery occlusion

Haemorrhagic infa...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 30 Sep 2010
62% complete
MRI

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