MCQ – 86886

Question

62-year-old man with hypertension and atrial fibrillation is brought to the emergency department because of sudden onset visual changes. He stopped taking all of his medications 2 months ago. Blood pressure is 170/90 mm Hg and pulse is 108/min. He is alert and oriented to person but does not follow commands. His speech is fluent with normal cadence, but he uses frequent non-existent words and the content of his speech is nonsensical. He appears unaware of his speech impairment. He is unable to read a text out loud. Peripheral vision is diminished in the right upper visual fields bilaterally. This patient’s presentation is most consistent with injury to which of the following labeled areas?

A. A

B. B

C.

C

D.

D

D.

E

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