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Frontopolar Artery
Cardiovascular System

Frontopolar Artery

Arteria polaris frontalis

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The frontopolar artery (aka polar frontal artery) arises from the postcommunicating part of the anterior cerebral artery. It travels anteriorly along the medial surface of the cerebral hemisphere, towards its frontal pole.

The polar frontal artery provides an arterial supply to the anterior part of the medial surface of the frontal lobe, and the frontal pole.

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Anterior Cerebral Artery

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The anterior cerebral artery (ACA) arises below the anterior perforated substance and runs anteromedially to the interhemispheric fissure, where it joins the opposite ACA by way of the anterior communicating artery (ACoA).

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