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Question 8

A woman came to the emergency room after a brief episode during which her right hand suddenly became weak, and her right index finger and thumb "felt strange and tingled." Further testing reveals that her left internal carotid artery was largely occluded by atherosclerotic plaque, increasing the doctors' suspicion that the episode was a TIA. Indicate ALL of the following that are true concerning the brain tissue that was temporarily ischemic. 

a. It is located on the left side of the patient's brain
b. It is located on the right side of the patient's brain
c. It is in the territory of deep penetrating branches of PCA
d. It is in the territory of deep penetrating branches of MCA
e. It is supplied by cortical branches of ACA
f. It is supplied by superior (suprasylvian) cortical branches of MCA
g. It is supplied by inferior (infrasylvian) cortical branches of MCA

Answer to Question 8

a. It is located on the left side of the patient's brain camera icon - click to see image

f. It is supplied by superior (suprasylvian) cortical branches of MCA