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Monday, June 13, 2016
The top brain is a normal brain. The bottom brain shows the gross pathology of a professional athlete who developed cognitive impairment, behavior and personality changes, depression, speech and gait abnormalities, and Parkinsonism at the end of his life. Note the severe dilation of the second and third ventricles, marked atrophy of the medial temporal lobes, and shrinkage of the mammillary bodies.
Challenge: What kind of sports did he likely participate in?
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