Anterior Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy Secondary to Miliary TB

Sahra Emamzadehfard, MD-MPH; Koosha Paydary, MD-MPH; Seyed Ali Nabavizadeh MD


Appl Radiol. 2017;46(12) 

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Case Summary

A 28-year-old male patient, recently diagnosed with HIV infection and miliary tuberculosis (TB) based on characteristic chest CT findings and positive sputum culture, presented to the emergency department with new onset of ataxia (Figure 1A).

Figure 1.

Axial chest CT scan shows numerous nodules consistent with miliary TB (A). Axial FLAIR (B) and axial diffusion (C) demonstrated acute infarction in bilateral ACA distribution, which is more prominent on the left side.