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Table 2 Clinical presentation of stroke depending on the involved artery

From: Paediatric arterial ischemic stroke: acute management, recent advances and remaining issues

Vascular territory Symptoms
Internal carotid artery Hemiparesis, hemianopsia, aphasia
Anterior cerebral artery Hemiparesis (legs+++)
Middle cerebral artery Hemiparesis (arms+++), hemianopsia, aphasia
Posterior cerebral artery Hemiparesis, hemianopsia, ataxia
Basilar artery Sensory disturbance, nystagmus, ataxia, breath alterations
Cerebellar artery Sensory disturbance, nystagmus, ataxia, tremor, dysarthria, vertigo, vomiting