Middle Cerebral Artery – Superior Division

Vascular

Middle cerebral artery: Superior Division

Signs & Symptoms

Side Manifestation Comments
Contralateral Weakness – upper and lower extremity Face, arm > leg
Contralateral Weakness – face – lower half
Contralateral Hemisensory loss – upper and lower extremity
Contralateral Sensory loss – face – all modalities
Contralateral Hemineglect Non-dominant hemisphere
Contralateral Aphasia – expressive Dominant hemisphere (Broca’s area)