Ventricular dilation on CAT scans of patients with anorexia nervosa

S. Datlof, P. D. Coleman, G. B. Forbes, R. E. Kreipe

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Computerized tomographic brain scans of five patients with anorexia nervosa showed significantly more dilation of the third and lateral ventricles than in control subjects. Measurements of lean body mass suggest that these findings are secondary to the anorexic patients' protein malnutrition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-98
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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