H. M.’s Medial Temporal Lobe Lesion: Findings from Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  title={H. M.’s Medial Temporal Lobe Lesion: Findings from Magnetic Resonance Imaging},
  author={Suzanne Corkin and David G. Amaral and R. Gilberto Gonzalez and K. A. Johnson and Bradley T. Hyman},
  journal={The Journal of Neuroscience},
  pages={3964 - 3979}
Although neuropsychological studies of the amnesic patient H. M. provide compelling evidence that normal memory function depends on the medial temporal lobe, the full extent of his surgical resection has not been elucidated. [] Key Method We conducted magnetic resonance imaging studies to specify precisely the extent of his bilateral resection and to document any other brain abnormalities. The MRI studies indicated that the lesion was bilaterally symmetrical and included the medial temporal polar cortex…

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