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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 520-523

Posterior cerebral artery ischemic stroke in a patient with hypoplastic P1 segment of the posterior cerebral artery


1 Department of Surgery, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti/Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti/Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
3 Department of Medicine, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abiodun Idowu Okunlola
Department of Surgery, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti/Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/NJM.NJM_91_20

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Posterior circulation stroke usually presents with clinical challenges, and symptoms may include blindness. Hypoplastic or atretic cerebral artery may be a risk factor for future ischemic stroke. We present a 75-year-old male patient with posterior cerebral artery ischemic stroke who presented with sudden visual deterioration, and brain magnetic resonance angiography showed hypoplastic right P1.


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