MRI BRAIN in a Case of Cardio-embolic Stroke


Cardio-embolic strokes refer to infarcts in brain due to embolism from heart. Typically, infarcts in cardio-embolic strokes involve multiple arterial territories. In the MRI shown above, we can see multiple acute infarcts in bilateral anterior as well as posterior circulation territories. This patient was a 60 year old lady, with patent foramen ovale (PFO) andContinue reading “MRI BRAIN in a Case of Cardio-embolic Stroke”