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1,7) The patient in this report had thrombosis of the posterior cerebral artery and subsequent occipital infarction, which was possibly caused by a combination of hypercoagulability from factor V Leiden mutation and direct vascular damage from marijuana use.
Decreased or absent blood supply from the posterior cerebral artery causes deficits in the occipital lobe.
Posterior cerebral artery branch disease may be caused by occlusion of the arterial branch with atherothrombotic plaque (4).

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