Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Stroke and arteries

CVA and different arteries

Middle Cerebral Artery Most commonly involved, contralateral hemiplegia, mostly UE involvement, loss of sensation primarily in face and arms, Wernicke's aphasia in dominant hemisphere. Infarction may produce aphasia and apraxia. Homonymous hemianopsia common.
Anterior Cerebral Artery Rarely involved, Contralateral hemiplegia and sensory loss, LE more frequently affected. Can result in mental confusion, aphasia, and contralateral neglect, Loss of bowel and bladder control, apraxia
Posterior Cerebral Artery Persistent pain syndrome or contralateral pain and temperature sensory loss can occur, contralateral hemiplegia. Homonymous hemianopsia, aphasia, and thalamic pain syndrome can also result from occlusion of artery.
Vertebral Basilar Artery Often results in death from edema. If lesion is in the pons, can result in "locked in" state. Other vertebral symp can include coma, vertigo, diplopia, nausea, dysphagia, ataxia, Loss of consciousness, hemiplegia or tetraplegia.
Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Unilateral deafness, loss of pain and temperature on the contralateral side, paresis of lateral gaze, unilateral Horner's syndrome, plus ataxia, vertigo, and nystagmus.
Superior Cerebellar Artery Severe ataxia, dysarthria, dysmetria, finger-to-nose test, contralateral loss of pain and temperature.
Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery Wallenberg's Syndrome: vertigo, nausea, hoarseness, dysphagia, ptosis, and decreased impairment of sensation in ipsilateral face and contralateral torso and limbs. Horner's syndrome might also appear.
Created by: cdesai