EURORAD ESR

Case 14719

Pseudo-vasogenic oedema post right parietal lobe infarct

Author(s)
Fionn Coughlan, Michael Jamison

Department of Radiology,
Royal Perth Hospital;
Wellington Street,
Perth, Australia;
Email:coughlf@tcd.ie
 
Patient
male, 89 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Initial axial CT head
     

    Initial CT head demonstrating a right parietal lobe infarct.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;

    Initial CT head with arrow pointing to right middle cerebral artery, M3 segment thrombus.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Follow-up axial CT head

    Follow-up axial CT head demonstrating the "fogging" effect in the right parietal lobe. The appearances of the infarcted area could be mistaken for vasogenic oedema sparing the cortex in the parietal lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology brain; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis; Special Focus: Ischaemia / Infarction;
     
     
Initial CT head demonstrating a right parietal lobe infarct.
 
Initial CT head with arrow pointing to right middle cerebral artery, M3 segment thrombus.
 
Follow-up axial CT head demonstrating the "fogging" effect in the right parietal lobe. The appearances of the infarcted area could be mistaken for vasogenic oedema sparing the cortex in the parietal lobe.
 
 
 
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