Mikael Häggström [notes 1]
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.
A lacunar infarct in the thalamus.
Multiple lacunar infarcts, explained by arteriosclerosis (a severely narrowed and calcified artery seen) in basal ganglia. Lacunar infarcts may look diffusely distributed but are generally less sharply demarcated than tearing artifacts.
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- ↑ 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.