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Midbrain Atrophy in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Multiple Sclerosis

The midbrain is penetrated by the cerebral aqueduct of Sylvius and surrounded by cisterns that contain CSF. Blockage of CSF flow may play a role in enlargement of the cerebal aqueduct and atrophy of the midbrain in Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis, as well as as signs of nystagmus and diplopia. Continue reading

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