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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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!
Skull and Crossbones

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

Sources: Wikipedia, UpToDate.