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Circle of Willis
Anterior Cerebral Artery (ACA) Supplies Motor/Sensory Parts of the Cortex for Lower Extremities
Anterior Communicating Artery (Acomm) Connects ACA to ACA
Internal Carotid Arteries (ICA)
Middle Cerebral Arteries (MCA) Supply Cortex for Upper Limbs and Face
Posterior Communicating Artery (Pcomm) Connects ICA to PCA
If infarcted at level of spinal cord causes Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
Spares dorsal columns and lissauer tract
It is a watershed area below T8 due to contralateral supply from the artery of Adamkiewicz
Causes all loss of motor function and pain and temp below the level of the injury
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