What Is Anterior Cerebral Artery Stroke?

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Where is anterior cerebral artery located?

A:

Anterior cerebral artery extends upward and forward from the internal carotid artery. It supplies the frontal lobes, the parts of the brain that control logical thought, personality, and voluntary movement, especially of the legs.

The anterior cerebral artery is one of a pair of arteries on the brain that supplies oxygenated blood to most midline portions of the frontal lobes and superior medial parietal lobes.

Q:

What is anterior cerebral artery stroke? What will the stroke cause?

A:

Stroke in the anterior cerebral artery will lead to opposite leg weakness.

 

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