II. 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

III. 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

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Ontology: Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery (C0752132)

Definition (MSH) 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).
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D020762
Swedish Infarkt, bakre hjärnartär
English INFARCT PCA, PCA INFARCT, POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY INFARCT, stroke of posterior cerebral artery, stroke of posterior cerebral artery (diagnosis), Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery, Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke, Stroke, Posterior Cerebral Artery, Infarction, PCA, PCA Infarction, Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery [Disease/Finding]
Czech arteria cerebri posterior - infarkt, arteria cerebri posterior - mrtvice
Portuguese Ictus da Artéria Cerebral Posterior, Acidente Cerebrovascular da Artéria Cerebral Posterior, Derrame Cerebral da Artéria Posterior, Infarto da Artéria Cerebral Posterior
Finnish Takimmaisen aivovaltimon alueen infarkti
French Infarctus de l'ACP, Infarctus de l'artère cérébrale postérieure, Infarctus du territoire de l'ACP, Infarctus du territoire de l'artère cérébrale postérieure
Russian TSEREBRAL'NOI ARTERII ZADNEI INFARKT, MOZGA GOLOVNOGO ARTERII ZADNEI INFARKT, TSEREBRAL'NOI ARTERII ZADNEI INFARKT EMBOLICHESKII, TSEREBRAL'NOI ARTERII ZADNEI INFARKT TROMBOTICHESKII, МОЗГА ГОЛОВНОГО АРТЕРИИ ЗАДНЕЙ ИНФАРКТ, ЦЕРЕБРАЛЬНОЙ АРТЕРИИ ЗАДНЕЙ ИНФАРКТ, ЦЕРЕБРАЛЬНОЙ АРТЕРИИ ЗАДНЕЙ ИНФАРКТ ТРОМБОТИЧЕСКИЙ, ЦЕРЕБРАЛЬНОЙ АРТЕРИИ ЗАДНЕЙ ИНФАРКТ ЭМБОЛИЧЕСКИЙ
Japanese 後大脳動脈卒中, 脳梗塞-後大脳動脈, 卒中-後大脳動脈, 後大脳動脈梗塞, 梗塞-後大脳動脈
Polish Zawał regionu tętnicy mózgowej tylnej, Zawał obszaru tętnicy mózgowej tylnej
Norwegian Hjerneinfarkt, arteria cerebri posterior, Infarkt i arteria cerebri posterior, Infarkt i bakre hjernearterie, Hjerneslag, arteria cerebri posterior
German Arteria-cerebri-posterior-Infarkt, Infarkt, A. cerebri posterior, Schlaganfall, A. cerebri posterior
Italian Infarto dell'arteria cerebrale posteriore
Dutch Arteria-cerebralis-posteriorinfarct, Beroerte, arteria cerebralis posterior, Infarct van de arteria cerebralis posterior
Spanish Ataque de la Arteria Cerebral Posterior, Infarto de la Arteria Cerebral Posterior