Lacunar infarcts

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Lacunar infarcts

  • Acute lacunar infarcts are usually invisible on CT and only become visible days to weeks later
  • Although small, lacunar infarcts can have devastating clinical consequences
  • This image shows old lacunar infarcts in the left basal ganglia and internal capsule areas

Clinical information

  • Several previous episodes of neurological symptoms with sudden onset