Volumetry of the human amygdala — An anatomical study

  title={Volumetry of the human amygdala — An anatomical study},
  author={Jiri Brabec and Aaron Michael Rulseh and Brian Hoyt and Martin V{\'i}zek and Pavel Petrovick{\'y}},
  journal={Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging},
A striking feature of the studies that have addressed the measurement of the amygdala is the wide range of volumes encountered, with reports of volumes ranging from 1 to almost 4 cm(3). Another striking feature is the number of discrepancies in the landmarks adopted for manual tracing in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The goal of our study was to assess the anatomical volume of the amygdala on the basis of its cytoarchitecture while comparing the differences in age and sex. This study was… CONTINUE READING

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