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FDG-PET findings in the Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.

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This study reports FDG-PET findings in Wernicke-Korsakoff patients. Twelve patients suffering amnesia arising from the Korsakoff syndrome were compared with 10 control subjects without alcohol-related disability. Subjects received [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) imaging as well as neuropsychological assessment and high-resolution MR imaging with volumetric analysis. Volumetric MRI analysis had revealed thalamic and mamillary body atrophy in the patient group as well as frontal lobe atrophy...

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Journal:
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
4-5
Pages:
1027-1045
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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EISSN:
1973-8102
ISSN:
0010-9452
Language:
English
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pubs:228623
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uuid:8c577329-b3c3-44c8-a53c-e0de212c5c31
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pubs:228623
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228623
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2012-12-19

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