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A follow up with MR of the brain was performed in our patient 18 days after admission, which showed the area of the left caudate nucleus as a ring-enhancing abscess (Figure 1C).
MRI brain showed subtle increased signal in bilateral caudate nucleus and subcortical ribboning on DWI (Figure-1), suggestive of CJD.
A brain MRI with contrast was done which demonstrated an infarction of the right internal capsule, caudate nucleus and basal ganglia (figure 1) CT angiogram of the head was performed and showed no aneurysms or dissections.
ROIs were drawn manually by the author and coauthor of this work in SPIN based on their anatomical locations of deep grey matter of brain; caudate nucleus (CN), red nucleus (RN), globus pallidus (GP), putamen (PUT), thalamus (THA), substantia nigra (SN) and white matter (WM).
Autistic children, but not normal children, had antibodies to caudate nucleus (49% positive sera), cerebral cortex (18% positive sera) and cerebellum (9% positive sera).
Although we are just beginning to answer basic questions about the canine brain, we cannot ignore the striking similarity between dogs and humans in both the structure and function of a key brain region: the caudate nucleus.
We selected the AAL ROIs on the left and right caudate nucleus (CN) and left and right putamen (see Figure 2).
Symmetrical bilateral hyperintensities on T2W images were also seen in external capsule, internal capsule, fornix, extreme capsule, corpus callosum and head of caudate nucleus.
The brain imaging showed that the higher a subject's BMI, the lower was the activity level in the caudate nucleus of his or her brain.
In addition, her MRI findings of volume changes in the caudate nucleus and the putamen and inability to rule out a family history make Huntington's disease more likely (Box).
The caudate nucleus has an arched geometry that can be separated into two main structures, namely, the head and the tail also referred to as the body of the caudate.
Striatum: A part of the brain that is involved in the planning of movement pathways as well as in other cognitive processes; in humans the striatum is activated by stimuli associated with reward, but also aversive, novel, unexpected, or particularly intense stimuli with high salience; includes several nuclei, including the caudate nucleus.