Primate models of movement disorders of basal ganglia
In the following section, a brief introduction to the basal ganglia
circuits will be given, especially focusing on the role of dopamine in action selection.
But corpus callosum, internal capsule and basal ganglia
On T1-weighted images, generalized brain atrophy is seen with hypo-intensities in the basal ganglia
The Basal Ganglia
to Cerebellum Ratio of MRS Parameters.
In addition, reduced uptake of glucose in the bilateral basal ganglia
was demonstrated in two cases by Wang et al.
13) Besides the basal ganglia
, other areas likely to be affected are the thalamus, cerebellum, and subcortical white matter.
The external globus pallidus extends GABAergic neurons to the subthalamic nuclei, a structure of the basal ganglia
that utilizes the excitatory neurotransmitter glutamine to promote impulse transmission to the internal globus pallidus, which inhibits input to the thalamus and ultimately sends excitatory impulses back to the cortex (Bolam, Hanley, Booth, & Bevan, 2000).
A brain MRI with contrast was done which demonstrated an infarction of the right internal capsule, caudate nucleus and basal ganglia
(figure 1) CT angiogram of the head was performed and showed no aneurysms or dissections.
Neuroscientist Rui Costa, and his postdoctoral fellow, Fatuel Tecuapetla, both working at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme (CNP) in Lisbon, Portugal, and Xin Jin, an investigator at the Salk Institute, in San Diego, USA, reveal that neurons in the basal ganglia
can signal the concatenation of individual elements into a behavioural sequence.
5 % cases it can be physiological, we describe a case of pathological basal ganglia
calcif ication due to hypoparathyroidsm.
Clinical correlations of CT scan-detected calcifications of the basal ganglia