Items tagged “stroke”

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Brain arterial vascular territories

An understanding of brain arterial 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 organized organ, blood supply would be constant, the truth...
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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 the internal carotid artery into the middle cerebral artery, providing the easiest path for thromboembolism. Clinical presentation Th...
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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. Epidemiology Posterior cerebral artery strokes are believed to comprise approximately 5-10% of ischemic strokes 6. Clinical pres...
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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 1-3,5. Occasionally the substantia nigra can also be involved 5.  Clinical presentation ipsilateral CN III palsy diplopia ptosis  afferent pupillary defect ...
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Posterior cerebral artery territory infarct

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
56% complete
MRI
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Basal ganglia hemorrhage (CT)

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 09 May 2008
71% complete
CT
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Left ICA infarct

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 09 May 2008
84% complete
CT MRI
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Basal ganglia bleed

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 22 May 2008
78% complete
CT MRI
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Left MCA infarct

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

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Dec 2008
83% complete
CT
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Watershed infarct

  Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Dec 2008
48% complete
MRI
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Medial longitudinal fasciculus infarct

  Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 17 Dec 2008
77% complete
MRI
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Hyperdense MCA sign (brain)

The hyperdense MCA sign, also known as Gács sign, is a type of hyperdense vessel sign and refers to focal hyperattenuation of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) on non-contrast brain CT and is due to intraluminal thromboembolic material. It is the earliest visible sign of MCA infarction and is see...
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Intracerebral hemorrhage (warfarinised)

  Diagnosis certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 01 May 2009
83% complete
CT
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Thalamic lacunar infarct

  Diagnosis almost certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 09 Jan 2010
39% complete
CT
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PICA infarct

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Mar 2010
62% complete
MRI
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Hemorrhagic transformation of middle cerebral artery stroke

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

  Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Aug 2010
95% complete
CT Diagram
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Hemorrhagic infarcts - vertebral artery occlusion

  Diagnosis almost certain
Paresh K Desai
Published 30 Sep 2010
71% complete
MRI
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MCA dot sign

  Diagnosis almost certain
Kwang Chin
Published 15 Oct 2010
53% complete
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