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European Journal of General Medicine
Medical Investigations Society
ISSN: 1304-3897
Vol. 3, No. 1, 2006, pp. 45-47
Bioline Code: gm06010
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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European Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2006, pp. 45-47

 en AN ILLUSTRATIVE CASE OF HYPERDENSE MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY SIGN
Amit Agrawal, Lekha Pandit , Lathika Shetty , Bobby Varkey , Murali Manju

Abstract

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.

Keywords
Infarction, middle cerebral artery, malignant middle artery syndrome, stroke

 
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