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Fix J.D. Board Review Series - London, 1995. - 430 p.
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(angular) a.
Post, temporal a.
Orbitofrontal a.
Middle cerebral a.
Ant. temporal a.
Rolandic a.
Figure 3-3. Cortical branches of the middle cerebral artery. The unshaded area represents the terminal territo-
ries of the anterior and posterior cerebral arteries.
6. Anterior communicating artery
-connects the two anterior cerebral arteries. -is
the most common site for berry aneurysms.
7. Middle cerebral artery (see Figures 3-3 and 3-5)
-begins at the bifurcation of the internal carotid artery.
-supplies the lateral convexity of the hemisphere and underlying
insula. -supplies the trunk, arm, and face areas of the motor and
sensory
cortices.
-supplies Broca's and Wernicke's speech areas, —supplies the caudate
nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, and anterior
and posterior limbs of the internal capsule via the lateral striate
arteries.
B. Vertebral artery (see Figure 3-1) —is a branch of the
subclavian artery, -joins its opposite partner to form the
basilar artery, -gives rise to:
1. Anterior spinal artery
2. Posterior spinal artery
-is occasionally a branch of the vertebral artery.
3. Posterior inferior cerebellar artery
-gives rise to the posterior spinal artery, -
supplies the dorsolateral zone of the medulla.
-supplies the inferior surface of the cerebellum and the choroid plexus
of the fourth ventricle.



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Board Review
Neuroanatomy
2nd edition
James D. Fix, Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy
Marshall University School of Medicine
Huntington, West Virginia

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