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Table 3 Involvement of different territories in groups with and without ipsilateral hypoplastic PCoA variation

From: Anatomical variations in posterior part of the circle of Willis and their associations with brain infarct in different vascular territories

Infarcted vascular territory With ipsilateral PCoA hypoplasia/aplasia (n = 101) Without ipsilateral PCoA hypoplasia/aplasia (n = 41)
Hemispheric stroke
Anterior 57 (56.4) 30 (73.2)
 ACA 3 (2.9) 4 (9.8)
 MCA 54 (53.5) 26 (63.4)
Posterior 17 (16.8) 9 (21.9)
 PCA 6 (5.94) 2 (4.9)
 SCA/Basilar/PICA 11 (10.9) 7 (17.0)
Thalamus* 17(16.8) 1 (2.4)
Watershed 10 (9.9) 1 (2.4)
  1. Values in parenthesis are percentages
  2. ACA, anterior cerebral artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; PCA, posterior cerebral artery; SCA, superior cerebellar artery; PICA, posterior inferior cerebellar artery
  3. *Significant (p = 0.024)