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Middle cerebral artery syndrome
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Outer surface of cerebral hemisphere, showing areas supplied by cerebral arteries. (Pink is region supplied by middle cerebral artery.)
ICD-10 G46.0
eMedicine pmr/77
MeSH D020244

Middle cerebral artery syndrome is a condition where the blood supply from the middle cerebral artery is restricted, leading to a reduction of the function of the portions of the brain supplied by that vessel.

Because this artery supplies much of the primary motor cortex, the cortical homunculus can be used to localize the defect more precisely.

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