Ant cerebral art stroke effects

Physiology - Neurologic

Occlusion of the anterior cerebral artery is uncommon, representing only 2% of ischemic strokes.Thus, occlusion of the (ACA) will result in leg weakness.

Understanding the impact of an ACA stroke requires a knowledge of the cerebral anatomy and understanding of the motor homunculus. The ACAn supply blood to most medial portions of frontal lobes and superior medial parietal lobes.

Thus occlusion of the (ACA) will result in leg weakness.

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