Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzi N. lmn / F / 66 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzmpat.
Examination : Intracranial and Neck M.R.A.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O weakness of the LUE with tendency to fall towards one side.
2 episodes of CVA earlier, recovered.
Intracranial and neck MRA were performed with 3D TOF and 2D TOF sequences, respectively.
INTRACRANIAL MRA :
There is narrowing of the mid-portion of the M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery.
The left vertebral artery is hypoplastic.
The petrous, cavernous and supraclinoid segments of the internal carotid arteries bilaterally show normal signal and calibre. The visualized anterior cerebral, right middle cerebral, basilar, right vertebral and posterior cerebral arteries also show normal signal, calibre and wall margins. No obvious aneurysm or vascular malformation is identified.
NECK MRA :
There is tortuousity of the neck vessels.
The left vertebral artery in the neck is also hypoplastic.
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The common carotid arteries and their extracranial branches appear normal bilaterally. There are no vessel wall irregularities or stenosis of the vessels noted.
The MRA features are suggestive of narrowing of the mid portion of the M1 segment of the left middle cerebral artery.