Toxins that selectively damage the globus pallidus provide insight into the disease process. T2-weighted brain MRI transverse sections through the globus pallidus show abnormal hyperintense signal (arrows) in hyperbilirubinaemia and kernicterus (left) and pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (right). Image kindly provided by Susan Hayflick (Oregon Health & Science University, U.S.A.).
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