does hippocampus atrophy show up on an mri? Yes,: but they may need to do special sequences in addition to the standard brain in order to detect subtle changes. i used to hold my breath while lifting weight for 30 seconds at a time. could i have caused hippocampus damage? i had a clear mri?What is medial temporal atrophy?
The medial temporal lobe atrophy (MTA) score is useful in distinguishing patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease from those without impairment 2 is helpful in the assessment of patients with possible dementia (see neurodegenerative MRI brain - an approach).