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Posterior Cerebral Artery CVA

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Posterior Cerebral Artery CVA, Cerebrovascular Accident of Posterior Cerebral Artery, PCA CVA

  • Findings
  • Peripheral Signs and Symptoms
  1. Visual Changes
    1. Homonymous hemianopia
    2. Cortical blindness
    3. Lack of depth perception
    4. Failure to see objects not centered in visual field
    5. Visual Hallucinations
  2. Memory deficits
  3. Perseveration
  4. Dyslexia
  • Findings
  • Central Signs and Symptoms
  1. Thalamic or subthalamic nuclei involvement
    1. Diffuse sensory loss
    2. Mild Hemiparesis
    3. Intention Tremor
  2. Cerebral peduncle involvement
    1. Contralateral Hemiplegia
    2. Oculomotor Nerve deficit
  3. Brainstem involvement
    1. Pupillary dysfunction
    2. Nystagmus
    3. Loss of Conjugate Gaze