Left MCA Infarct

Case contributed by Dr Sandeep Bhuta

Presentation

Two days after right hemiparesis and aphasia.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
MRI

MRI shows restricted diffusion in left MCA distribution in keeping with an acute infarct. Note the loss of normal grey white matter differentiation on T1 weighted images and the increased T2 signal and gyral swelling. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of an established MCA territory infarct with pronounced restricted diffusion.

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Case information

rID: 6840
Published: 23rd Aug 2009
Last edited: 26th Nov 2019
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