Hippocampal lesion patterns in acute posterior cerebral artery stroke: clinical and MRI findings.

@article{Szab2009HippocampalLP,
  title={Hippocampal lesion patterns in acute posterior cerebral artery stroke: clinical and MRI findings.},
  author={K. Szab{\'o} and Alex F{\"o}rster and Theodor J{\"a}ger and Rolf Kern and Martin Griebe and Michael Hennerici and Achim Gass},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={2042-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Reports of ischemic stroke affecting the hippocampus are rare. In this study we used diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) to characterize patients with posterior circulation stroke involving the hippocampus. METHODS Fifty-seven consecutive acute stroke patients with hippocampal infarct (HI) on DWI were analyzed with regard to clinical features and ischemic lesion patterns. The last 20 of these underwent additional neuropsychological testing of short-term, working, and episodic… CONTINUE READING