Monday, November 19, 2012

Skull and Crossbones


Challenge: What are those white things going into the skull? P.S. Ignore the metal dentures.

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

it is a deep brain stimulation probe. It is normally done to help all the cardinal motor features of parkinsonism.

Craig Chen said...

yes, you are right!
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Skull and Crossbones

These are electrodes from a deep brain stimulator (for Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, chronic pain, or major depressive disorder).

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