Posterior cerebral artery syndrome
Posterior cerebral artery syndrome is a condition whereby the blood supply from the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) is restricted, leading to a reduction of the function of the portions of the brain supplied by that vessel: the occipital lobe, the inferomedial temporal lobe, a large portion of the thalamus, and the upper brainstem and midbrain. [O'Sullivan, 2007].
Depending upon the location and severity of the occlusion, signs and symptoms may vary within the population affected with PCA syndrome. Blockages of the proximal portion of the vessel produce only minor deficits due to the collateral blood flow from the opposite hemisphere via the posterior communicating artery. In contrast, distal occlusions result in more serious complications. Visual deficits, such as agnosia, prosopagnosia or cortical blindness (with bilateral infarcts) may be a product of ischemic damage to occipital lobe. Occlusions of the branches of the PCA that supply the thalamus can result in central post-stroke pain and lesions to the subthalamic branches can produce “a wide variety of deficits”.

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Can J Neurol Sci. 1986 Aug;13(3):232-9. The Posterior cerebral artery syndrome. Fisher CM. Embolic and thrombotic infarction in the territory of the posterior ...
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Localization in Clinical Neurology
Localization in Clinical Neurology
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The Posterior cerebral artery syndrome The clinical picture of PCA territory infarction varies according to the site of occlusion and the availability of collaterals. Occlusion of the pre- communal PI segment causes midbrain, thalamic, and ...
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G46.0* Middle cerebral artery syndrome (I66.0f) G46.00* Superficial middle cerebral artery syndrome (cortical) G46.01* ... cerebral artery syndrome (occipital syndrome) G46.21* Deep Posterior cerebral artery syndrome (thalamic syndrome ) ...
Neurology in clinical practice: the neurological disorders
Neurology in clinical practice: the neurological disorders
Walter George Bradley, 2004
Infarction in the distribution of the callosal branches of the PCA involving the left occipital region and the splenium of the corpus callosum produces alexia without agraphia (Figure 57A.4). In this syndrome, patients can write, speak, and spell ...
The Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology
The Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology
Andrew S. Davis, 2010
Syndrome. Isolated occlusion of the AICA, given its normal anatomical territory, will result in vertigo, nausea, emesis, ... The SCA arises just proximal to the origin of the PCA and may, at times, share a common origin with an early bifurcation.
Harwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine
Harwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine
Allan B. Wolfson, Gregory W. Hendey, Louis J. Ling, 2012
Posterior. Cerebral. Artery. Syndrome. Infarcts in the posterior cerebral artery territory present with homonymous hemianopia secondary to visual cortex involvement. The patient is often unaware of the deficit until formally tested.
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