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Carotid Embolus - Aortic Thrombus

A 44 year-old woman presented with the acute onset of an expressive aphasia, a severe right hemiplegia, and left gaze deviation.

                            Show the Thrombus in the Aorta                                     Show the Internal Carotid Occlusion                     Show the MCA Infarction

(Left) CT scan of the chest with contrast - demonstrate a large clot within the aortic arch; (Middle) Magnetic Resonance Angiogram - arch study - shows complete cut-off of the left internal carotid artery; (Right) CT scan of the brain - show large left infarct involving the basal ganglia and superior division of the left middle cerebral artery.

Revised 04/25/06.
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