Figure 35.8 3-dimensional rendering of brain regions showing a significant age-related reduction in gray (A) and white matter (B) brain regions. Regional atrophy for males and females is shown in green and red, respectively. Areas of overlap for old males and females are shown in yellow. Brain renderings are presented in saggital and axial orientations. (Abbreviations: FL = frontal lobe, PL = parietal lobe, TL = temporal lobe, CB = cerebellum, IC = internal Capsula, AVH = alveus of the hippocampus, OpN = optic nerve bundle, IC/Hyp = internal capsula/hypophysis.) See the color plate section.

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