Hypofunction in the posterior cingulate gyrus correlates with disorientation for time and place in Alzheimer's disease.

Abstract

The relation between orientation for time and place and regional cerebral glucose metabolism was examined in 86 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease of minimal to moderate severity. Regional glucose metabolic rates in the posterior cingulate gyri and in the right middle temporal gyrus were significantly correlated with temporal orientation, and the… (More)

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