Mr. Spam is a 39-year-old male who has been brought into your neurology clinic by his wife.
Mr. Spam is a 39-year-old male who has been brought into your neurology clinic by his wife. She has become increasingly alarmed by her husband’s behavior over the last four months. You recommend a CAT scan to look for tumors in the brain. Which two parts of the brain would you predict are being affected by the tumors?
List of symptoms: vastly increased appetite, body temperature fluctuations, decreased sexual desire, jerky movements, poor balance when walking and standing, inability to throw objects, and exaggerated efforts to coordinate movements in a task
(A) motor cortex and emotion cortex
(B) somato-sensory cortex and hypothalamus
(C) hypothalamus and cerebellum
(D) cerebellum and medulla
(E) thalamus and motor cortex