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basal ganglia

[′bā·səl ′gaŋ·glē·ə]
(neuroscience)
The corpus striatum, or the corpus striatum and the thalamus considered together as the important subcortical centers.
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Graybiel says, "The basal ganglion brings together different modalities, associated in a special chemical environment.
While cranial CT imaging is normal in some patients, hyperdense lesions in the basal ganglion region which is the known radiological finding of hyperglycemia-related ballismus-chorea is observed in some other patients.
Only two adult HIV cases with basal ganglion calcification (BGC) have been reported in the literature.