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nbme22/Block 2/Question#37 (reveal difficulty score)
A 63-year-old man has had progressive ...
Area labeled โ€˜Dโ€™ ๐Ÿ” / ๐Ÿ“บ / ๐ŸŒณ / ๐Ÿ“–

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submitted by โˆ—mcl(670)

This image is useful. Note that the stain used makes myelin appear dark.

Vignette is typical for Parkinson's disease. Area D is the substantia nigra.

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oznefu  Oh nice! Thanks! +
bend_nbme_over  Great image thanks! Even though it was an MSU link :P Go Blue! +
apurva  Saved My life +1
john198  is this link only for MSU students??? , I can't access it . +

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submitted by โˆ—oznefu(22)

does anyone know what A, B, C and E are pointing to? I figured D is substantia nigra since it's the correct answer.

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upstairs_bumblebee  A/B - i think both of these are just thalamic nuclei; C -> STN; D -> substantia nigra; E -> hippocampus +16
lakshmi  B might be Internal capsule!? +

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