Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010, Article ID 425734, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/425734
Case Report

Ischemic Stroke of the Artery of Percheron with Normal Initial MRI: A Case Report

1Intensive Care Unit, Sainte-Anne Hospital, Boulevard Sainte Anne, 83000 Toulon, France
2Department of Radiology, Sainte-Anne Hospital, 83000 Toulon, France

Received 7 November 2009; Accepted 3 February 2010

Academic Editor: Huy M. Do

Copyright © 2010 Guillaume Cassourret et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. Cosson, L. Tatu, F. Vuillier, B. Parratte, M. Diop, and G. Monnier, “Arterial vascularization of the human thalamus: extra-parenchymal arterial groups,” Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, vol. 25, no. 5-6, pp. 408–415, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  2. G. Percheron, “The anatomy of the arterial supply of the human thalamus and its use for the interpretation of the thalamic vascular pathology,” Journal of Neurology, vol. 205, no. 1, pp. 1–13, 1973. View at Google Scholar
  3. G. Percheron, “Arteries of the human thalamus. II. Arteries and paramedian thalamic territory of the communicating basilar artery,” Revue Neurologique, vol. 132, no. 5, pp. 309–324, 1976 (French). View at Google Scholar
  4. G. Raphaeli, A. Liberman, J. M. Gomori, and I. Steiner, “Acute bilateral paramedian thalamic infarcts after occlusion of the artery of Percheron,” Neurology, vol. 66, no. 1, p. E7, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  5. L. Ben Slamia, H. B. Jemaa, S. Benammou, and K. Tlili-Graiess, “Occlusion of the artery of percheron: clinical and neuroimaging correlation,” Journal of Neuroradiology, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 244–245, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  6. M. G. Matheus and M. Castillo, “Imaging of acute bilateral paramedian thalamic and mesencephalic infarcts,” American Journal of Neuroradiology, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 2005–2008, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  7. P. Monet, P.-Y. Garcia, G. Saliou et al., “Bithalamic infarct: is there an evocative aspect? Radioclinical study,” Revue Neurologique, vol. 165, no. 2, pp. 178–184, 2009 (French). View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  8. V. Kostanian and S. C. Cramer, “Artery of Percheron thrombolysis,” American Journal of Neuroradiology, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 870–871, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  9. W. Krampla, B. Schmidbauer, and W. Hruby, “Ischaemic stroke of the artery of Percheron,” European Radiology, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 192–194, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  10. S. T. Engelter, S. G. Wetzel, L. H. Bonati, F. Fluri, and P. A. Lyrer, “The clinical significance of diffusion-weighted MR imaging in stroke and TIA patients,” Swiss Medical Weekly, vol. 138, no. 49-50, pp. 729–740, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  11. P. N. Sylaja, S. B. Coutts, A. Krol, M. D. Hill, and A. M. Demchuk, “When to expect negative diffusion-weighted images in stroke and transient ischemic attack,” Stroke, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1898–1900, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed