Anatomical hierarchy

Vasculary territories > Cortical vascular watershed zone



Infarctions of the cortex and adjacent subcortical white matter located at the border zone of ACA/MCA (in frontal cortex extending from anterior horn to the cortex ) and MCA/PCA (in parieto-occipital region extending from posterior horn to the cortex )

Parallel parafalcine stripes in subcortical white matter at the vertex- this type is seen when there was profound diffuse hypoperfusion.

The vascular territories in the cerebellum and brainstem: CT and MR study. by Savoiardo M, Bracchi M, Passerini A, Visciani A. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1987 Mar-Apr;8(2):199-209. Oxford Textbook of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease - Bo Norrving - Oxford University Press, 2019


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