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NBME 21 Answers

nbme21/Block 3/Question#23 (34.9 difficulty score)
A 43-year-old woman dies after a 10-year ...
Area labeled ā€˜Cā€™ (Caudate nucleus)šŸ”
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  • atiacniioptn: she has a limiras deosirdr sa her ftrhae utb died aereril

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sbryant6  Side note: atrophy of the caudate nucleus leads to a widened anterior horn of the lateral ventricle. I've seen it worded both ways in UWorld. +11  
sbryant6  Side note: atrophy of the caudate nucleus leads to a widened anterior horn of the lateral ventricle. I've seen it worded both ways in UWorld. +  
foulari112  How would you differentiate this from Frontotemporal lobe dementia +  
temmy  Foulari 112..the ageof the patient and the anticipation cos her dad had it too. Also in frontotemporal pick, you will see personality changes where they act completely different vs huntington where they are aggressive and depressed. +1  
castlblack  CAG = Caudate loses ACh and GABA (from FA) also points you to caudate +  



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AB/ okol keil yerg mraett ot em

C osklo leik eatdcau ulscenu

D solko ekil oitaernr ntaernil lsupcea

E skolo ikle lahmaust

lilmonkey  yep, I also chose C. Relatively easy question, but a bit misleading picture. +1