Anterior cingulotomy (ACING)

Case contributed by Mark Bunak


Chronic pain syndrome. Organic depressive disorder with suicidal attempt. Operation - bilateral anterior stereotactic cingulotomy.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

Defects in the frontal bone. Bilateral symmetric destructive changes in the frontal lobes with areas of gliosis and tunnels by stereotactic electrodes.

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Case information

rID: 42950
Published: 18th Feb 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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