June 01, 2007
AJP CME Course for June 2007: Treatment of Psychiatric Symptoms Associated With a Frontal Lobe Tumor Through Surgical Resection

Self-Assessment Quiz - Expired

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What is the more likely result of damage confined to the dorsolateral prefrontal lobes?
What is the more likely result of left frontal lobe lesions with respect to psychiatric disturbances?
A 58-year-old construction worker falls 10 feet from a scaffold and lands on his back, causing a severe concussion, but no bone injuries. Over the next several weeks, his wife notices that he has become very irritable, with exceptionally profane language and frequent violent outbursts. The MRI finding most consistent with this patient's behavioral changes is: