An illustrative case of hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign
Amit Agrawal 1 * , Lekha Pandit 2, Lathika Shetty 3, Bobby Varkey 3, Murali Manju 1
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1 K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Department of Neurosurgery, Mangalore, India
2 K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Department of Neurology, Mangalore, India
3 K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, Department of Radiology, Mangalore, India
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Hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign on non-contrast CT scan has been recognized as a marker of thrombus in the middle cerebral artery. It is associated with a subsequent large cerebral infarction and poor outcome despite treatment. This case illustrates the sign and also its grave consequences.


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Article Type: Case Report

EUR J GEN MED, 2006 - Volume 3 Issue 1, pp. 45-47

Publication date: 15 Jan 2006

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