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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 95--97

Complete middle cerebral artery block without brain infarction


Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Sunil Pradhan
Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.178048

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We report a patient with progressive supranuclear palsy and incidentally detected the absence of right middle cerebral artery (MCA) without any old or acute infarct in its territory. The magnetic resonance angiography and computed tomography angiography failed to detect any significant collateral circulation. We discuss the embryogenesis of brain circulation and offer a possible explanation for the nonvisualization of the right MCA in our patient.






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