embolic infarct

em·bol·ic in·farct

an infarct caused by an embolus.
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As our patient had spontaneous hemorrhagic transformation in a large embolic infarct (both of which are associated with increased risk of further hemorrhage), we opted not to initiate full anticoagulation.
In our patient, MR imaging served as a confirmatory test following the clinical diagnosis of ION and aided in the exclusion of other etiologies, such as multiple sclerosis or embolic infarcts.