The Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion by a Metallic Pellet Embolus

  • Jag Ahmed Devkota Eisenhower Regional Medical Ctr.
Keywords: Cerebral infarction, embolus, foreign body

Abstract

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/19-1-12827

A case is presented of a patient who experienced symptoms of cerebral ischemia due to the embolization of a metal pellet into the middle cerebral artery following a shot gun injury. The literature on this subject is reviewed and recommendations for therapy are given.

Author Biography

Jag Ahmed Devkota, Eisenhower Regional Medical Ctr.
Staff Radiologist
Published
1987-01-25
Section
Case Reports