Cerebral infarcts related to isolated middle cerebral artery stenosis.

  title={Cerebral infarcts related to isolated middle cerebral artery stenosis.},
  author={Philippe Alexandre Lyrer and Stefan Thomas Engelter and Ernst Wilhelm Radue and Andreas Johann Steck},
  volume={28 5},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The clinical presentation of middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis, a rarely diagnosed condition, is not well known. The aim of this study was to analyze the stroke patterns of patients with isolated MCA stenosis. METHODS Twenty-two patients with cerebral infarcts due to isolated MCA stenosis were analyzed with respect to their clinical syndrome, and cerebral lesions were assessed by neuroimaging. MCA stenosis was diagnosed by transcranial Doppler sonography (TCD) in 16… CONTINUE READING


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