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Dolichoectasia of the basilar artery with thrombus (CT)

Noncontrast brain CT shows hyperdensity anterior to the pons consistent with dolichoectasia of the basilar artery with acute or chronic thrombus. (Contributed by Dr. Sean Ruland and Dr. Adam Schnitz.)

Associated Disorders

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