Nonenhanced axial CT images show loss of definition of left external
capsule with lucency in the left putamen and peri-frontal horn area.
Contrast-enhanced scans disclose more distinct low-density involving the
left basal ganglia and frontal and parietal cortex. The left Sylvian fissure
and cortical sulci are effaced and the left frontal horn is mildly compressed.
Key words: stroke vascular
Acute left MCA infarct