posterior parietal artery

pos·te·ri·or pa·ri·e·tal ar·ter·y

the branch of the M2 segment of the middle cerebral artery distributed to the posterior part of the parietal lobe.
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In some cases, it branches from the rolandic artery or from the posterior parietal artery. Extends the interparietal sulcus and descends slightly posteriorly.
* Posterior Parietal Artery (PPA): Emerging from the posterior end of the Sylvian fissure and extends first posteriorly and then anteriorly along the posterior of the parietal lobe.

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