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Posterior cerebral artery infarction

MedGen UID:
199818
Concept ID:
C0752132
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Infarct, PCA; Infarction, PCA; Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery; Infarcts, PCA; PCA Infarct; PCA Infarction; PCA Infarcts; Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction; Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke; Stroke, Posterior Cerebral Artery
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0006917

Definition

Necrosis induced by ischemia in the posterior cerebral artery distribution system which supplies portions of the brain stem; the thalamus; temporal lobe, and occipital lobe. Depending on the size and location of infarction, clinical features include olfaction disorders and visual problems (agnosia; alexia; hemianopsia). [from MONDO]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Moon S
Curr Med Imaging 2022;18(3):285-291. doi: 10.2174/1573405617666210712130555. PMID: 34931987

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Liu EA, Murali S, Rivera-de Choudens R, Trobe JD
J Neuroophthalmol 2023 Sep 1;43(3):387-392. Epub 2023 Jul 12 doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000001948. PMID: 37436886
Benke T, Bodner T, Wiesen D, Karnath HO
Eur J Neurol 2022 Oct;29(10):2987-2995. Epub 2022 Jul 14 doi: 10.1111/ene.15449. PMID: 35708171Free PMC Article
Baik SH, Jung C, Kim BM, Kim DJ
Neuroradiology 2022 Jul;64(7):1419-1427. Epub 2022 Feb 8 doi: 10.1007/s00234-022-02910-3. PMID: 35133483
Benke T, Dazinger F, Pechlaner R, Willeit K, Clausen J, Knoflach M
J Neurol Sci 2021 Sep 15;428:117585. Epub 2021 Jul 24 doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2021.117585. PMID: 34371243
Cereda C, Carrera E
Front Neurol Neurosci 2012;30:128-31. Epub 2012 Feb 14 doi: 10.1159/000333610. PMID: 22377879

Diagnosis

Liu EA, Murali S, Rivera-de Choudens R, Trobe JD
J Neuroophthalmol 2023 Sep 1;43(3):387-392. Epub 2023 Jul 12 doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000001948. PMID: 37436886
Liu EA, Murali S, Rivera-de Choudens R, Trobe JD
J Neuroophthalmol 2023 Sep 1;43(3):393-398. Epub 2023 Jul 12 doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000001934. PMID: 37436872
Baig AA, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Siddiqi M, Doane J, Dossani RH, Almayman F, Khawar WI, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH
Interv Neuroradiol 2023 Feb;29(1):10-19. Epub 2022 Jan 10 doi: 10.1177/15910199211070949. PMID: 35001703Free PMC Article
Kim BJ, Kim SM, Ahn SH, Kang DW, Kwon SU, Kim JS
Cerebrovasc Dis 2016;41(1-2):8-12. Epub 2015 Nov 19 doi: 10.1159/000439062. PMID: 26580422
Govaert P
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2009 Oct;14(5):284-98. Epub 2009 Aug 13 doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2009.07.006. PMID: 19682961

Therapy

Chen H, Khunte M, Colasurdo M, Malhotra A, Gandhi D
Neurology 2024 May;102(9):e209315. Epub 2024 Apr 16 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000209315. PMID: 38626383
Liu EA, Murali S, Rivera-de Choudens R, Trobe JD
J Neuroophthalmol 2023 Sep 1;43(3):387-392. Epub 2023 Jul 12 doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000001948. PMID: 37436886
Guo ZN, Xing Y, Wang S, Ma H, Liu J, Yang Y
Sci Rep 2015 Oct 15;5:15269. doi: 10.1038/srep15269. PMID: 26469343Free PMC Article
Ryan D, Murphy SM, Hennessey MJ
BMJ Case Rep 2010 Dec 1;2010 doi: 10.1136/bcr.03.2010.2798. PMID: 22798298Free PMC Article
Maulaz AB, Bezerra DC, Bogousslavsky J
Arch Neurol 2005 Jun;62(6):938-41. doi: 10.1001/archneur.62.6.938. PMID: 15956164

Prognosis

Cho J, Liao E, Trobe JD
J Neuroophthalmol 2022 Sep 1;42(3):367-371. Epub 2022 Jun 14 doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000001603. PMID: 36166761
Baik SH, Jung C, Kim BM, Kim DJ
Neuroradiology 2022 Jul;64(7):1419-1427. Epub 2022 Feb 8 doi: 10.1007/s00234-022-02910-3. PMID: 35133483
Yamada H, Kikuchi R, Nakamura A, Miyazaki H
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2018 Nov;27(11):3043-3045. Epub 2018 Aug 4 doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2018.06.044. PMID: 30087075
Zeng Q, Tao W, Lei C, Dong W, Liu M
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2015 Jul;24(7):1614-20. Epub 2015 Apr 17 doi: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2015.03.033. PMID: 25899158
Govaert P
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2009 Oct;14(5):284-98. Epub 2009 Aug 13 doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2009.07.006. PMID: 19682961

Clinical prediction guides

Baig AA, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Siddiqi M, Doane J, Dossani RH, Almayman F, Khawar WI, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH
Interv Neuroradiol 2023 Feb;29(1):10-19. Epub 2022 Jan 10 doi: 10.1177/15910199211070949. PMID: 35001703Free PMC Article
Benke T, Bodner T, Wiesen D, Karnath HO
Eur J Neurol 2022 Oct;29(10):2987-2995. Epub 2022 Jul 14 doi: 10.1111/ene.15449. PMID: 35708171Free PMC Article
Baik SH, Jung C, Kim BM, Kim DJ
Neuroradiology 2022 Jul;64(7):1419-1427. Epub 2022 Feb 8 doi: 10.1007/s00234-022-02910-3. PMID: 35133483
Moon S
Curr Med Imaging 2022;18(3):285-291. doi: 10.2174/1573405617666210712130555. PMID: 34931987
Govaert P
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2009 Oct;14(5):284-98. Epub 2009 Aug 13 doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2009.07.006. PMID: 19682961

Recent systematic reviews

Chen H, Khunte M, Colasurdo M, Malhotra A, Gandhi D
Neurology 2024 May;102(9):e209315. Epub 2024 Apr 16 doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000209315. PMID: 38626383
Baig AA, Monteiro A, Waqas M, Cappuzzo JM, Siddiqi M, Doane J, Dossani RH, Almayman F, Khawar WI, Davies JM, Snyder KV, Levy EI, Siddiqui AH
Interv Neuroradiol 2023 Feb;29(1):10-19. Epub 2022 Jan 10 doi: 10.1177/15910199211070949. PMID: 35001703Free PMC Article
Gulli G, Marquardt L, Rothwell PM, Markus HS
Stroke 2013 Mar;44(3):598-604. Epub 2013 Feb 5 doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.112.669929. PMID: 23386676

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