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Total anterior circulation infarct

Total anterior circulation infarct
Circle of Willis. Anterior circulation represented by top half of diagram.
Classification and external resources
ICD-9-CM 433.1

A Total Anterior Circulation Infarct (TACI) is a type of cerebral infarction affecting the entire anterior circulation supplying one side of the brain.

Total Anterior Circulation Stroke Syndrome (TACS) refers to the symptoms of a patient who clinically appears to have suffered from a total anterior circulation infarct, but who has not yet had any diagnostic imaging (e.g. CT Scan) to confirm the diagnosis.

It is diagnosed when it causes all 3 of the following symptoms:

For more information, see stroke.

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