I Amicarelli

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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of 12 chronic schizophrenic outpatients (4 females and 8 males) and 12 healthy volunteers, individually matched for age and sex, found a significantly larger ventricle-brain ratio and smaller corpus callosum area in schizophrenics than in controls. There were no statistically significant differences in the image(More)
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of 20 chronic schizophrenic outpatients (5 women and 15 men) and 20 healthy volunteers, individually matched for age and sex, was conducted. Schizophrenics showed a statistically significant lateral ventricular enlargement and smaller corpus callosum: brain ratio than controls. There were no statistically significant(More)
Chronic alcoholics may have CNS lesions, such as microvasculitis or glial, neural, and myelin degeneration, as documented in postmortem studies on subjects who had Wernicke encephalopathy, corpus callosum degeneration, or central pontine myelinolysis. One may also expect the presence of early white matter disease in patients who do not have neurologic(More)
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