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Alzheimer’s Disease

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(a) A lateral view of the right side of the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease. (Rostral is to the right; dorsal is up.) Note that the sulci of the temporal lobe and parietal lobe are especially wide, indicating degeneration of the neocortex (arrowheads). (b) A lateral view of the right side of a normal brain. (Photo of diseased brain courtesy of A. D’Agostino, Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, Oregon; photo of normal brain © Dan McCoy/Rainbow.)
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