Lacunar infarct

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Author: Mikael Häggström [note 1]

Microscopic evaluation

On microscopy from a brain autopsy, routinely look for lacunar infarcts, especially in basal ganglia, as they are most common in the deep nuclei of the brain.[1]

Differential diagnosis


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  1. Neuropsychology : a review of science and practice, volume III . Koffler, Sandra,, Mahone, E. (E. Mark),, Marcopulos, Bernice A.,, Johnson-Greene, Douglas Eric, 1962-, Smith, Glenn E.. New York, NY. 2018-12-17. ISBN 978-0-19-065256-2. OCLC 1078637067. 

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