Changes in the Amygdala Produced by Viewing Strabismic Eyes – Corrected Proof

Purpose: The aim of this study was to look for the response to strabismus images in the limbic network (amygdala, hippocampus, parahippocampus) of healthy volunteers and to compare it with their reaction to viewing normal eyes.Design: Prospective, observational study.Participants: Thirty-one healthy volunteers underwent functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI).Methods: Functional magnetic resonance imaging data and blood oxygen level–dependent signal changes were analyzed using the BrainVoyager QX software package (Brain Innovation, Maastricht, The Netherlands).Main Outcome Measures: Responses to viewing strabismus images were compared with those observed while viewing normal eye images.Results: Strabismus images led to significant activation of the amygdala, hippocampus, parahippocampal, (Read more...)

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