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CIRCLE OF WILLIS-MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY (MCA)

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CIRCLE OF WILLIS-MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY (MCA)

ORIGIN & COURSE
1. Passes into the lateral sulcus where its terminal branches form and exit the sulcus.
2. Its branches do not reach the superior frontal gyrus or inferior temporal gyrus.

SUPPLY
3. Insula cortex and overlying opercula.
4. Motor + sensory areas (excluding the lower limbs and perineum).
5. Auditory + speech areas.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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