EURORAD ESR

Case 11074

Artery of Percheron Infarction

Author(s)
Aguilar Pérez Natalia, Jiménez Román Sonia, Ballesteros Reina María del Carmen

E.P. Hospital Costa del Sol,
Radiodiagnostico;
N-340 km 159
29600 Marbella, Spain;
Email:nataliaap@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Non-enhanced brain CT

    Non-enhanced CT with symmetrical hypointense foci in both thalami (arrows)

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI FLAIR sequence

    We can see symmetric foci of altered paramedian bithalamic signal (arrows)

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI- DWI

    DWI: Diffusion restriction of lesions indicating acute ischaemic stroke.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR-Diffusion/Perfusion; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal T2WI

    Coronal T2WI view of the lesions. There is no midbrain involvement.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    MRI Angiography

    Moderate stenosis in the middle segment of the left vertebral artery.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    MRI Angiography

    Moderate stenosis in the middle segment of the left vertebral artery.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: MR-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
Non-enhanced CT with symmetrical hypointense foci in both thalami (arrows)
 
We can see symmetric foci of altered paramedian bithalamic signal (arrows)
 
DWI: Diffusion restriction of lesions indicating acute ischaemic stroke.
 
Coronal T2WI view of the lesions. There is no midbrain involvement.
 
Moderate stenosis in the middle segment of the left vertebral artery.
 
Moderate stenosis in the middle segment of the left vertebral artery.
 
 
 
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