The “butterfly wings” and midbrain “V” sign of Artery of Percheron infarction

Authors

  • Yong Chuan Chee
  • Sanihah Abdul Halim

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32896/cvns.v3n3.56-58

Keywords:

artery of percheron, midbrain , Butterfly wings, thalamic infarct

Abstract

An 80-year-old woman with history of hypertension presented to the emergency department following a fall. Her mental status quickly deteriorated and became obtunded. She was stuporous, and unresponsive to verbal stimuli. She had minimally reactive pupils and was moving extremities to painful stimuli. An MRI scan was performed following an unrevealing CT brain.

Author Biographies

Yong Chuan Chee

Department of Medicine (Neurology), School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.

Sanihah Abdul Halim

Department of Medicine (Neurology), School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia.

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Published

2021-09-30

How to Cite

Chee, Y. C., & Abdul Halim, S. (2021). The “butterfly wings” and midbrain “V” sign of Artery of Percheron infarction. Journal Of Cardiovascular, Neurovascular &Amp; Stroke, 3(3), 56–58. https://doi.org/10.32896/cvns.v3n3.56-58