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*  Cerebral infarction
... large artery. Cerebral artery gas embolism (e.g. during ascent from a SCUBA dive) is also a possible cause of infarction ( ... Based on the extent of the symptoms, the stroke episode is classified as total anterior circulation infarct (TACI), partial ... A cerebral infarction is an area of necrotic tissue in the brain resulting from a blockage or narrowing in the arteries ... If cerebral infarction is caused by a thrombus occluding blood flow to an artery supplying the brain, definitive therapy is ...
*  Alien hand syndrome
... large cerebral infarction of the medial surface of the left frontal lobe in the territory of the left anterior cerebral artery ... Oxygenated blood is supplied by the anterior cerebral artery to most medial portions of the frontal lobes and to the anterior ... unilateral or bilateral infarction of cortex in the territory supplied by the anterior cerebral artery or associated arteries. ... The patient suffered from a ruptured aneurysm near the anterior cerebral artery, which resulted in the right hand being ...
*  Watershed area (medical)
Watershed areas are found in the brain, where areas are perfused by both the anterior and middle cerebral arteries, and in the ... Hypoperfusion in watershed areas can lead to mural and mucosal infarction in the case of ischemic bowel disease. When watershed ... For example, a cerebral watershed area is situated in the dorsal prefrontal cortex; when it is affected on the left side, this ... During times of blockage of one of the arteries that supply the watershed area, such as in atherosclerosis, these regions are ...
*  Recurrent artery of Heubner
... artery or medial striate artery is named after the German paediatrician Otto Heubner and is a branch from the anterior cerebral ... In cases of obstructed flow in the Heubner's artery, the individual may experience infarction in those subcortical areas and ... Of note, occlusive damage to Heubner's artery may also present with contralateral grip reflex issues, and symptoms of frontal ... More proximal portions of the artery may cause spastic paraparesis and sensory loss contralateral to the lesioned side. Urinary ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C14)
... infarction, anterior cerebral artery MeSH C14.907.253.560.200.387 --- infarction, middle cerebral artery MeSH C14.907.253.560. ... infarction, anterior cerebral artery MeSH C14.907.253.337.562 --- infarction, middle cerebral artery MeSH C14.907.253.337.656 ... infarction, anterior cerebral artery MeSH C14.907.253.480.200.200.450 --- infarction, middle cerebral artery MeSH C14.907. ... infarction, anterior cerebral artery MeSH C14.907.553.355.249.200.450 --- infarction, middle cerebral artery MeSH C14.907. ...
*  Anterior choroidal artery
... though it also rarely arises from the middle cerebral artery. The anterior choroidal artery serves structures in the ... ISBN 0-07-067497-3. Helgason, C; Caplan, LR (1986). "Anterior choroidal artery-territory infarction: Report of cases and review ... However, the posterior limb of the internal capsule also receives lenticulostriate arteries from the middle cerebral artery, ... The anterior choroidal artery originates from the internal carotid artery, ...
*  Watershed stroke
The most frequent location for a watershed stroke is the region between the anterior cerebral artery and middle cerebral artery ... "The Pathophysiology of Watershed Infarction in Internal Carotid Artery Disease: Review of Cerebral Perfusion Studies". Stroke. ... are located between the cortical territories of the anterior cerebral artery (ACA), middle cerebral artery (MCA), and posterior ... artery in the neck may cause watershed infarcts between the territories of the anterior cerebral artery and the middle cerebral ...
*  Collicular artery
The collicular artery or quadrigeminal artery arises from the posterior cerebral artery. This small artery supplies portions of ... The main collicular artery also gives branch to an accessory collicular artery. Anterior branches Anteromedial branches are ... Duvernoy, Henri M. (2013). Human Brain Stem Vessels: Including the Pineal Gland and Information on Brain Stem Infarction. ... The collicular artery originates from P1 segment of the posterior cerebral artery near the side of interpeduncular fossa. It ...
*  Spinal cord
The three longitudinal arteries are the anterior spinal artery, and the right and left posterior spinal arteries. These travel ... The actual blood flow caudally through these arteries, derived from the posterior cerebral circulation, is inadequate to ... can result in spinal cord infarction and paraplegia. Somatosensory organization is divided into the dorsal column-medial ... In humans the largest of the anterior radicular arteries is known as the artery of Adamkiewicz, or anterior radicularis magna ( ...
*  Outline of cardiology
Cerebral aneurysm - Aneurysms of the arteries in the brain most commonly affect the anterior cerebral artery. Rupture of the ... Myocardial infarction (a.k.a. heart attack) - A myocardial infarction is the death of a part of the heart which is typically ... Carotid artery - Diseases of the carotid arteries: Carotid artery stenosis / carotid artery disease - Narrowing of the carotid ... Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG): Grafting an artery or vein from elsewhere to bypass a stenotic coronary artery. ...
*  Akinetic mutism
It can also occur in a stroke that affects both anterior cerebral artery territories. Another cause is neurotoxicity due to ... "Akinetic mutism and mixed transcortical aphasia following left thalamo-mesencephalic infarction". Journal of the Neurological ... It occurs in patients with bilateral circulatory disturbances in the supply area of the anterior cerebral artery. Akinetic ... When the anterior cingulate cortex is damaged, it can result in akinetic mutism. Akinetic mutism is a symptom during the final ...
*  Internal capsule
... lenticulostriate branches of middle cerebral artery (superior half) and recurrent artery of Heubner of the anterior cerebral ... punctate infarctions or intraparenchymal haemorrhage due to vessel rupture. Lesions of the genu of the internal capsule affect ... which is a branch of the anterior cerebral artery. The inferior half of the posterior limb is supplied by the anterior ... lenticulostriate branches of middle cerebral artery (superior half) and anterior choroidal artery branch of the internal ...
*  Lacunar stroke
They occur less commonly in the deep cerebral white matter, the anterior limb of the internal capsule, and the cerebellum. The ... cerebellar arteries, and basilar artery. The corresponding lesions occur in the deep nuclei of the brain (37% putamen, 14% ... The 5 classic syndromes are as follows: A silent lacunar infarction (SLI) is one type of silent stroke which usually shows no ... either artery-to-artery embolism or cardioembolism. In one recent series, 25% of patients with clinical radiologically defined ...
*  Circulatory anastomosis
... coronary arteries and cortical branch of cerebral arteries). There are many examples of normal arterio-arterial anastomoses in ... anterior interventricular artery and posterior interventricular artery of the heart Scapular anastomosis (for the subclavian ... Inadequate supply to the heart will lead to chest pains (angina) or a heart attack (myocardial infarction). These can be ... There are anastomoses between the Circumflex and right coronary arteries and between the anterior and posterior inter- ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter IX: Diseases of the circulatory system
Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of cerebral arteries (I63.4) Cerebral infarction due to embolism of cerebral arteries ( ... Occlusion and stenosis of middle cerebral artery (I66.1) Occlusion and stenosis of anterior cerebral artery (I66.2) Occlusion ... Cerebral infarction due to unspecified occlusion or stenosis of cerebral arteries (I63.6) Cerebral infarction due to cerebral ... Cerebral infarction (I63.0) Cerebral infarction due to thrombosis of precerebral arteries (I63.1) Cerebral infarction due to ...
*  Cerebellar stroke syndrome
... anterior inferior cerebellar artery or the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. Cardinal signs include vertigo, headache, ... They are far less common than strokes which occur in the cerebral hemispheres. In recent years mortality rates have decreased ... Edlow, J.A.; Newman-Toker, D.E.; Savitz, S.I. (2008). "Diagnosis and initial management of cerebellar infarction". The Lancet ... Macdonell, R.A.; Kalnins, R.M.; Donnan, G.A. (1987). "Cerebellar infarction: Natural history, prognosis, and pathology". Stroke ...
*  László Szekeres
... severe myocardial ischaemia in the dog due to left anterior descending coronary occlusion with left circumflex coronary artery ... In 1963 he spent two months in the "Istituto Superiore di Sanitá" in Rome to study methods concerning cerebral circulation with ... Search for methods to prevent sudden cardiac death due to acute myocardial infarction. First a new, (widely appreciated) model ... Szekeres L.: "Sudden Death due to Acute Myocardial Infarction" CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton, Florida, 1986, 288 pp. Solti F., ...
*  Great cerebral vein
Unlike the arteries, the cerebral veins have anastomoses. With extensive anastomoses as branches, a slow blockage of a vein ... The veins at the anterior poles of the thalami merge posterior to the pineal gland to form the great cerebral vein. Most of the ... "The spectrum of presentations of venous infarction caused by deep cerebral vein thrombosis". Neurology. 65 (2): 192-196. doi: ... The great cerebral vein is considered as one of the deep cerebral veins. Other deep cerebral veins are the internal cerebral ...
*  Aphasiology
... including infarction of both divisions of the middle cerebral artery and generally both Broca's area and Wernicke's area. ... Therefore, the localization of the two best-known aphasias mirrors the grossest dichotomy in brain organization: anterior areas ... the posterior third of the superior temporal gyrus in the distribution of the inferior division of the middle cerebral artery, ...
*  Thoracic outlet syndrome
... and embolic cerebral infarction. TOS can also lead to eye problems and vision loss as a circumstance of vertebral artery ... It is also possible to classify TOS by the location of the obstruction: Anterior scalene syndrome (compression on brachial ... "Arterial thoracic outlet syndrome with embolic cerebral infarction. Report of a case". Panminerva medica. 42 (4): 295-7. PMID ... Arterial TOS is due to compression of the subclavian artery. This is less than one percent of cases. Venous TOS is due to ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C10)
... infarction, anterior cerebral artery MeSH C10.228.140.300.301.200.200.450 --- infarction, middle cerebral artery MeSH C10.228. ... infarction, anterior cerebral artery MeSH C10.228.140.300.510.200.387 --- infarction, middle cerebral artery MeSH C10.228. ... 140.300.510.200.418 --- infarction, posterior cerebral artery MeSH C10.228.140.300.510.200.450 --- intracranial aneurysm MeSH ... 140.300.301.200.200.475 --- infarction, posterior cerebral artery MeSH C10.228.140.300.350 --- cerebrovascular trauma MeSH ...
*  Index of anatomy articles
... ansa lenticularis anterior cerebral artery Anterior chamber of eyeball anterior choroidal artery anterior commissure anterior ... ligament incisive canal incisive fossa incisor incisura incus index finger indusium griseum infarction inferior alveolar artery ... anterior root anterior spinal artery anterior spinocerebellar tract anterior superior alveolar artery anterior tibial artery ... anterior horn cells anterior horn of the lateral ventricle anterior hypothalamus anterior inferior cerebellar artery anterior ...
*  Thalamus
... choroidal arteries. These are all branches of the posterior cerebral artery. Some people have the artery of Percheron, which is ... The occlusion of the artery of Percheron can lead to a bilateral thalamus infarction. Korsakoff's syndrome stems from damage to ... Damage to the thalamus can lead to permanent coma.[citation needed] The role of the thalamus in the more anterior pallidal and ... The thalamus derives its blood supply from a number of arteries: the polar artery (posterior communicating artery), paramedian ...
*  Cerebrovascular disease
The internal carotid artery becomes the anterior cerebral artery and the middle central artery. The ACA transmits blood to the ... this may develop into an infarction in the border zones (areas of poor blood flow between the major cerebral artery ... From the basilar artery are two posterior cerebral arteries. Branches of the basilar and PCA supply the occipital lobe, brain ... Narrowed cerebral arteries can lead to ischemic stroke, but continually elevated blood pressure can also cause tearing of ...
*  Cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome
... small right anterior interior cerebellar artery infarcts or superior cerebellar artery (SCA) territory. Overall, patients with ... starts in the layer V neurons of the cerebral cortex that project via the cerebral peduncle to the neurons of the anterior ... In the original report that described this syndrome, patients with bihemispheric infarction, pancerebellar disease, or large ... The feedback circuit from the cerebellum to the cerebral cortex is also a two-stage system. The cerebellar cortex projects to ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Occlusion of cerebral arteries (434.0) Cerebral thrombosis (434.00) Cerebral thrombosis without cerebral infarction (434.01) ... Acute myocardial infarction (410.0) MI, acute, anterolateral (410.1) MI, acute, anterior, NOS (410.2) MI, acute, inferolateral ... Cerebral thrombosis with cerebral infarction (434.1) Cerebral embolism (434.10) Cerebral embolism without cerebral infarction ( ... 434.11) Cerebral embolism with cerebral infarction (435) Transient cerebral ischemia (435.0) Basilar artery syndrome (435.1) ...