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Anterior Cerebral Artery Infarction - Case 2

A 64 year old man developed right lower leg weakness associated with the new onset of rapid atrial fibrillation.

Outline the Infarction

Diffusion weighted MRI scan. Note the high intensity in the distribution of the left anterior cerebral artery. As the anterior cerebral artery supplies the medial frontal lobe, the contralateral leg is predominantly affected.

Revised 04/23/06.
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