NEET PG / USMLE – MCQ 51

A 68-year-old woman has the sudden onset of weakness in her right arm and leg. She can speak, but her words are not enunciated clearly. Neurologic examination 6 weeks later shows an extensor plantar reflex on the right. When she is asked to protrude her tongue, it deviates to the left, and the muscle in the left side of the tongue shows considerable atrophy. Which of the following labeled areas in the transverse sections of the brain stem is most likely damaged?

Correct answer : B

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