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Massive ventricular enlargement, in a patient with normal social functioning(A) CT; (B, C) T1-weighted MRI, with gadolinium contrast; (D) T2-weighted MRI. LV=lateral ventricle. III=third ventricle. IV=fourth ventricle. Arrow=Magendie's foramen. The posterior fossa cyst is outlined in (D).

Massive ventricular enlargement, in a patient with normal social functioning
(A) CT; (B, C) T1-weighted MRI, with gadolinium contrast; (D) T2-weighted MRI. LV=lateral ventricle. III=third ventricle. IV=fourth ventricle. Arrow=Magendie’s foramen. The posterior fossa cyst is outlined in (D).

From article in The Lancet 2007 titled ‘Brain of a white-collar worker’

A 44 year old man presented to the doctor with a weakness in his leg. ‘His neurological development and medical history were otherwise normal. He was a married father of two children, and worked as a civil servant.’ On CT scan they found an incredible brain that is mostly ventricles.

Wild, how does that work?

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(07)61127-1/fulltext

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