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Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction (Posterior Cerebral Artery Syndrome) Summary

Description: 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).

Also Known As: Posterior Cerebral Artery Syndrome; Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke; Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery; PCA Infarction; Posterior Cerebral Artery Embolic Infarction; Posterior Cerebral Artery Thrombotic Infarction; Infarction, PCA; Embolic Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery; Stroke, Posterior Cerebral Artery; Thrombotic Infarction, Posterior Cerebral Artery

Networked: 6 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin) : 1 result : FDA 2
  2. Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors (Antiplatelet Drugs) : 1 result : IBA
  3. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 result : FDA 74 Generic
  4. topiramate (Topamax) : 1 result : FDA 28 Generic
  5. venlafaxine (Effexor) : 1 result : FDA 18 Generic
  6. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction

  1. Intracranial Hemorrhages (Intracranial Hemorrhage)
  2. Thrombosis (Thrombus)
  3. Paresis (Hemiparesis)
  4. Neurologic Manifestations (Neurological Manifestations)
  5. Infarction
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Key Therapies for Posterior Cerebral Artery Infarction

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  1. Carotid Endarterectomy : 1 result
  2. Thrombolytic Therapy : 1 result

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