Posterior cerebral artery syndrome

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Posterior cerebral artery syndrome
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Outer surface of cerebral hemisphere, showing areas supplied by cerebral arteries. (Pink is region supplied by posterior cerebral artery.)
ICD-10 G46.2
eMedicine neuro/322 
MeSH D020762

Posterior cerebral artery syndrome is a condition where the blood supply from the posterior cerebral artery is restricted, leading to a reduction of the function of the portions of the brain supplied by that vessel.

Because this artery supplies the occipital lobe, this condition can be associated with visual defects.

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