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Artery of Percheron Infarction

Shikha Yadav, Deepak Gupta, Anchin Kalia, Yudhishther Kuntal, Naveen Yadav, Navin Chhaba, Pushpendra Chauhan, Manjeet Meel, Pruthvi Patel, Vaishali Sharai, Piyush Batra

Keywords : Artery of Percheron, Infarction, Midbrain, Posterior cerebral artery, Thalamus

Citation Information : Yadav S, Gupta D, Kalia A, Kuntal Y, Yadav N, Chhaba N, Chauhan P, Meel M, Patel P, Sharai V, Batra P. Artery of Percheron Infarction. J Mahatma Gandhi Univ Med Sci Tech 2022; 7 (1):26-28.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10057-0203

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 31-08-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Artery of Percheron (AOP) occlusion is a rare cause of ischemic stroke characterized by bilateral paramedian thalamic infarct with or without rostral midbrain infarction. Clinically characterized by a triad of altered mental status, memory impairment, and vertical gaze palsy. Here, we report a case of AOP infarction in a 69-year-old male patient. This case is being reported to highlight the interesting neuroimaging and clinical features of this condition.

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