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Neuro Difficulty memorizing brain blood supply!

Is there some easy way of remembering brain blood vessels and their branches along with the areas of supply???

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Middle Cerebral Arteries Oclussion

Difficulty with A-B-Cs in M-C-A

B-Blindness in corresponding half of the visual field (contralateral homonymous hemianopsia)
C-Contralateral Clumsiness of arm, face. Leg is somewhat spared.

M-Memorization difficulties
C-Calculation difficulties
A-Aphasia with language-dominant hemispheral involvement

Posterior cerebral artery (PCA) occlusion: P-O-S-T

P-Proximal fling movements
O-Occipital lobe infarction results in contralateral homonymous hemianopsia which may be complete
S-Speech and Spelling maintained, but unable to read fluently
T-Thalamic syndrome

External carotid artery branches
Some Angry Lady Figured Out PMS
Superior thyroid
Ascending pharyngeal
Posterior auricular
Superificial temporal
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