Pericallosal artery occlusion

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta


Sudden onset unilateral gait apraxia

Patient Data

Age: 60-65 years old
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

 Pericallosal artery infarctions are a rare localization of stroke, mostly occurring as partial infarctions due to distal anterior cerebral artery pathology. Clinically, they are mainly characterized by hemiparesis predominately in the lower limb caused by involvement of supplementary motor cortex areas without affection of the corticospinal tract

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Case information

rID: 17389
Published: 9th Apr 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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