By far the greater proportion of cases of cerebral thrombosis occur in the middle cerebral artery or its branches, resulting in the well known hemiplegia, with or without aphasia. Owing to the infrequency with which primary thrombosis of cerebral arteries other than the middle cerebral is encountered, the associated clinical syndromes are not generally familiar and accordingly may sometimes pass unrecognized. In the following account three cases of cerebral thrombosis are described. Each case illustrates well the syndrome resulting from occlusion of the particular artery at fault. The cases are of interest from a pathologic standpoint also, and a report of the postmortem observations is included.
REPORT OF CASES
—Thrombosis of the anterior cerebral artery (congenital anomaly).
—Mrs. G. M., aged 61, a scrubwoman, who was admitted to the Toronto General Hospital on May 3, 1932, had been well until two years previously when she suddenly lost