Hyperdense MCA sign

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Female patient with left sided body weakness

Patient Data

Age: 45

CT shows a hyper-dense right middle cerebral artery with vanishing of the basal ganglia and loss of insular white-matter gray-matter differentiation. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates some of the early signs of an acute infarct.

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Case information

rID: 35427
Published: 19th Apr 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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