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Zoe MCQ 34

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, November 26 2022 by zoe

Last modified on Saturday, November 26 2022.

Which of the following correctly describes the anatomical area the artery supplies in the brain?

 
        A) ACA: medial, lateral and inferior surface of the frontal lobe
 
        B) ACA: Corpus callosum
 
        C) PCA: Parahippocampal gyrus
 

 


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A) ACA: medial, lateral and inferior surface of the frontal lobe

This answer is incorrect.


ACA supplies the medial and inferior surface of the frontal lobe. The lateral surface is supplied by the MCA, which also supplies part of the inferior surface.   (See References)

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B) ACA: Corpus callosum

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The ACA only supplies the genu and body of the corpus callosum, while the PCA supplies the splenium  (See References)

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C) PCA: Parahippocampal gyrus

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The PCA supplies the parahippocampal gyrus. The cingulate gyrus is supplied by the ACA and insula of the limbic lobe is supplied by the MCA  (See References)

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References:

1. Nolte Chapter 6: Page 119
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Zoe MCQ 34
Question ID: 112622106
Question written by zoe. (C) FrontalCortex.com 2006-2009, all rights reserved. Created: 11/26/2022
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