What’s Left Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke?

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What’s left middle cerebral artery stroke?

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Middle cerebral artery stroke describes the sudden onset of focal neurologic deficit resulting from brain infarction or ischemia in the territory supplied by the MCA. The MCA is by far the largest cerebral artery and is the vessel most commonly affected by cerebrovascular accident.

Left middle cerebral artery stroke results in artery damage, which causes difficulty in movement and sensation, changes in attention, memory and judgment. The damage is not reversible. Vision and hearing problems can also be caused.

 

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