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Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction

A 72 year old woman developed the abrupt onset of difficulty seeing to the right.

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Axial CT of the head, day 3. Note the hypodensity in the distribution of the left posterior cerebral artery. This syndrome is most often caused by a cardiac embolus or an embolus from a occluded or stenotic proximal vertebral or basilar artery.

Revised 04/23/06.
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