Bilateral paramedian thalamic and mesencephalic infarcts in a newborn due to occlusion of the artery of Percheron.

Bilateral paramedian thalamic and mesencephalic infarcts are infrequently reported in adults, and to our knowledge, has never been reported in a child. The presumed etiology is an occlusion of the artery of Percheron, an uncommon vascular variation, in which a single common trunk from one of the P1 segments of the posterior cerebral artery provides… CONTINUE READING