Part 2: Ischemic Stroke: Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention

Matthew Brandon Maas, MD, and Joseph E. Safdieh, MD

Dr. Maas is a fellow in Stroke and Neurocritical Care, Harvard Medical School, Departments of Neurology, Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, Boston, MA. Dr. Safdieh is an assistant professor of neurology, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY.

Question 2

What is the most likely etiology of this DWI finding?

  •  Bilateral middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke
  •  Chronic microvascular ischemic changes
  •  Internal watershed distribution infarcts
  •  Multiple embolic infarcts

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