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1

Spinal watershed zone at levels ___

C8-T9

2

Territory of the middle cerebral artery

Lateral frontal
Parietal
Temporal

3

MCA supplies ____

sensory and motor areas above hip

4

MCA strokes will cause ____

paresis of contralateral face and upper limb w/ sensory loss

5

Known as artery of cerebral hemorrhage

Most lateral lenticulo-striate branch of MCA

6

Territory of anterior cerebral artery

Medial surfaces of frontal and parietal lobes

7

ACA supplies ____

sensory and motor areas below hip

8

ACA stroke will cause ____

paresis of contralateral lower limb and foot w/ sensory loss

9

Territory of anterior choroidal artery

Internal structures:
Thalamus, amygdala, hippocampus, globus pallidus, optic tract, choroid plexus

10

Anterior inferior cerebellar artery supplies ___

lower pons and cerebellum

11

Territory of posterior cerebral artery

Medial surface of occipital lobe
Inferior and lower lateral surfaces of temporal lobe

12

Posterior cerebral artery (PCA) supplies ____

visual cortex

13

PCA strokes will cause ____

Prominent visual deficits

14

Unilateral carotid occlusion will cause blood to pass through ____

Anterior communicating artery

15

Bilateral carotid occlusion will cause blood to pass through ____

Posterior communicating arteries

16

Bilateral vertebral occlusion will cause blood to pass through ____

Posterior communicating arteries

17

MCA/ACA watershed encompasses ____

proximal upper limb muscles

18

Watershed zones in cerebral cortex (2)

Anterior and middle cerebral arteries
Middle and posterior cerebral arteries

19

"Man-in-a-Barrel" Syndrome

MCA/ACA watershed zone
Bilateral infarct results in inability to abduct arms and flex elbows

20

Most cerebral aneurysms occur most commonly in ___

anterior carotid circulation

21

Cerebral aneurysms can rupture causing severe hemorrhage into ____

subarachnoid space

22

Posterior inferior cerebellar a. supplies _____

Lateral medulla, choroid plexus of 4th ventricle, inferior surface of cerebellum

23

Lenticulo-striate arteries are branches of ___ and supply ___

Middle cerebral artery
Caudate nucleus and internal capsule
Commonly involved in cerebral hemorrhages

24

Superior cerebellar artery supply ___

superior cerebellum
pons
midbrain