An unusual artery causing an unusual stroke.
Bilateral thalamic infarctions are uncommon and often lead to more severe and long-lasting symptoms than unilateral thalamic infarctions. This article describes a patient with bilateral thalamic infarction caused by occlusion in the artery of Percheron, an anatomic variant thought to be present in 4% to 12% of the population.
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Balbi, A. M., Henry, K. A., Van Sant, A. A., Maier, J. L., Eygnor, J. K., & Jacoby, J. L. (2020). An unusual artery causing an unusual stroke. JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 33(12), 26–28. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000721660.97428.0c
Emergency Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine Residents, Fellows and Residents, USF-LVHN SELECT Program, USF-LVHN SELECT Program Students