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Coronal images confirm bilateral symmetrical locations of the mammillothalamic tract lesions. The right mammillothalamic tract infarction in this 97-year-old man is located between the right mammillary body and the right anterior thalamic nucleus. The left mammillothalamic tract microbleeds are located between the left mammillary body and the right anterior thalamicnucleus. (Source: Yoneoka Y, Seki Y, Akiyama K. "Vascular" Korsakoff syndrome with bilaterally damaged mammillothalamic tracts: insights into the pathogenesis of "acute" Korsakoff syndrome as acute-onset irreversible anterograde amnesia. Cureus 2021;13(11):e19472. Creative Commons Attribution License [CC-BY 4.0]. Edited by Dr. Douglas Lanska.)