Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 10, Number 7, July 2019, pages 203-205

An Uncommon Silent Strategic Left Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Brain MRI showing a hyperintense FLAIR lesion (a-e) without restricted diffusion on DWI (f-j) in the white matter of the left parietal and temporal lobes, and left external capsule, which could damage the left IFOF and ILF. FLAIR: fluid-attenuated inversion recovery; IFOF: inferior fronto-occipital fasciculus; ILF: inferior longitudinal fasciculus.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Brain MRA showing occlusion or very severe stenosis at the inferior M2 branch of the left MCA (a-c). MCA: middle cerebral artery.