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PCA stroke, medial surface of brain

Last updated on Tuesday, July 9 2013 by jdmiles

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PCA stroke, medial surface of brain
This is a gross brain, bisected at the mid-sagittal plane. We are looking at the medial surface of the left hemisphere. The dark region at the posterior portion of the brain represents infarcted tissue. This individual suffered a left posterior cerebral artery (PCA) infarction. Mouse over the image for more information.