Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 14, No 4 (2020)

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Bilateral Medial Medullary Infarction Accompanied by Cerebral Watershed Infarction: A case report

Bilateral Medial Medullary Infarction Accompanied by Cerebral Watershed Infarction: A case report

Jingmin Zhao, Guangxian Nan, Guangxun Shen, Songji Zhao, Hiroshi Ito

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Abstract


Bilateral medial medullary infarction is a rare stroke subtype, and its diagnosis has become possible by brain magnetic resonance imaging. In this report, we describe a case in which acute bilateral medial medullary infarction accompanied by cerebral watershed infarction was clearly identified by diffusion-weighted imaging, and we discuss the mechanisms of bilateral medial medullary infarction accompanied by cerebral watershed infarction.

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