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Basilar artery stroke in 65-year-old man (MRI/MRA)

65-year-old male with basilar artery stroke. MRI of the brain with diffusion-weighted sequences demonstrated subacute infarct in the pons. MRA demonstrated thrombus in the mid-basilar artery. (Contributed by Dr. José Biller.)

Associated Disorders

  • Cortical blindness
  • Dissection
  • Intracranial vertebral artery stroke
  • Locked-in syndrome
  • Top of the basilar syndrome