The MCA is by far the largest cerebral artery and is the vessel most commonly affected by cerebrovascular accident. The MCA supplies most of the outer convex brain surface, nearly all the basal ganglia, and the posterior and anterior internal capsules.What are the symptoms of a MCA stroke?
These include: Sudden weakness or numbness on one side of the body, including legs, hands or feet. Difficulty finding words or speaking in clear sentences. Sudden blurred vision or loss of sight in one or both eyes. Sudden memory loss or confusion, and dizziness or a sudden fall. A sudden, severe headache.What is MCA in anatomy?
Middle cerebral artery. The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is the largest of the three major arteries that channels fresh blood to the brain. It branches off the internal carotid artery. It supplies blood to lateral (side) areas of the frontal, temporal, and parietal lobes.