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most common site for a stroke
middle cerebral artery
traits of a middle cerebral artery stroke
mostly UE involvement
loss of sensation primarily in arm and face
when will a middle cerebral artery stroke cause aphasia and apraxia?
if it's in the dom hemisphere
occlusion of main stem of middle cerebral artery can cause ...
anterior cerebral artery - commonly involved in a stroke?
anterior cerebral artery - involvement here --> what?
LE > UE involvement
if on dominant side: confusion, aphasia, contralat neglect
posterior cerebral artery -- if involved in a stroke presents how?
can't feel temp
homonymous hemianopsia, aphasia, thalamic pain syndrome can result
vertebral basilar artery stroke --> what?
usually death 2/2 edema
quadriparesis, bulbar palsy (locked in)
vertigo, como, diplopia, nausea, dysphagia, ataxia
which stroke --> locked in?
and it's called bulbar palsy, technically
anterior inferior cerebellar stroke -->?
loss of pain and temp on contralat side
pareses of lateral gaze
superior cerebellar artery stroke -->?
loss of motor control
dysarthria (loss of muscle articulation control),
dysmetria (finger to nose test)
contralt loss of pain and temp
post inf cerebellar artery stroke -->?
Wallenberg's syndrome (vertigo, nausea, hoarseness, dysphagia, ptosis, decreased sensation on ipsilat face and contralat torso and limbs)
seen with what stroke
vertigo, nausea, hoarseness, dysphagia, ptosis, decreased sensation on ipsilat face and contralat torso and limbs
post inf cerebellar artery