A Rare Variant of Posterior Circulation Stroke

  • R Legha Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala.
  • Vosto Steny Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha
Keywords: Artery of Percheron, Posterior Circulation Stroke

Abstract

Artery of Percheron is a rare variant of the posterior cerebral circulation. Infarcts in this arterial territory account for 0.1 to 0.3% of all ischemic strokes and 22 to 35% of all thalamic infarcts. We report a case of Artery of Percheron infarct in a 31 year old male.

Author Biographies

R Legha, Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha, Kerala.

Department of Medicine

Vosto Steny, Government TD Medical College, Alappuzha

Post Graduate Student

Published
2014-12-30