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CVA Impairment

Impairment based on Vascular Involvement

Anterior Cerebral Artery Contralateral sensory loss, Contralateral hemiparesis, Memory impairments, Behavioral impairments , LE involvement > UE
Vertebrobasilar Artery Locked in syndrome (vertical gaze only voluntary movement) - alert, Cerebellar and cranial nerve abnomalities, Inability to speak or move
Middle Cerebral Artery Most common site of CVA, Contralateral hemiparesis, Contralateral sensory loss, Homonoymous hemianopsia, UE involvement > LE, Damage to dominant hemisphere = wernicke's aphasia, Damage to nondominant hemi = neglect, apraxia, and spatial disorientati
Internal Carotid Artery complete occlusion = death and/or coma, incomplete occlusion = mix of anterior cerebral artery and middle cerebral artery involvement
Posterior Cerebral Artery Thalmic pain syndrome, Memory loss, Contralateral hemiplegia, Contralateral sensory loss
Created by: jbylin