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Akinetic mutism is seen in lesion of which of the following lobes? (NEET 2014)



A Parietal

B Temporal

C Occipital

D Frontal

Ans. D

Frontal

Akinetic mutism is a medical term describing patients tending neither to move (akinesia) nor speak (mutism). It is the result of severe frontal lobe injury in which the pattern of inhibitory control is one of increasing passivity and gradually decreasing speech and motion.

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