Intracranial Non-Occlusive Thrombus and Multiple Strokes in Giant Cell Arteritis

Vivien Tang, Tadeu Fantaneanu, Santanu Chakraborty, Vivek Patel, Dar Dowlatshahi
2012 Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  
Figure: Radiologic findings. Axial diffusion weighted image (1A) shows multiple small acute infarcts in bilateral centrum semiovale. Initial CT angiogram source image shows an intraluminal filling defect (arrows) in the left cavernous ICA (1B). Curved planar reformat from the CTA (1C) shows multiple intraluminal filling defects (arrows). Follow-up CT angiogram (1D) performed three days later shows complete resolution of these filling defects suggesting intraluminal thrombi. In conclusion,
more » ... gh considered off-label, in case of severe ERIS determining NDFI with no evidence of vascular lesions on CT and little DWI lesion volume, a second ST might be considered.
doi:10.1017/s0317167100022149 fatcat:4vqumj7255bwnpi33l5ypdv5qe