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Lesions to Medial Prefrontal Cortex

Caption: (A) This is an axial T1 MRI image of a patient with a chronic left medial frontal lobe lesion due to the resection of a low-grade glioma. (B) This is a coronal neuropathological specimen of an infarct in the left medial PFC (note the hemorrhagic conversion in the cortical mantle). The dashed red line on the MRI in (A) shows the approximate site of the postmortem coronal slice. The image in (A) is compliments of Professor Marianne ovstad, University of Oslo. Neuropathology specimen in (B) is compliments of Professor Dimitri Agamanolis, http://neuropathology-web.org/.

Credit: Neuron, Szczepanski et al.

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