DIAG 2740 Chapter 16 Outline

DIAG 2740 Chapter 16 Outline - Chapter 16 Basal Ganglia...

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Chapter 16 Basal Ganglia Function Modulate motor function Lesions cause: Basal Ganglia Anatomy Caudate + putamen = striatum Putamen +globus pallidus = lentiform nucleus The basal ganglia lie right next to the thalamus and the internal capsule Substantia nigra Location: Two parts Ventral portion: Dorsal portion: Input, Output, and Connections Input into striatum Output leaves ventral sunstantia nigra to: Globus pallidum to: 4 Parallel Channels 1. 2. 3. 4.
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Movement Disorders Bradykinesia, Hypokinesia, Akinesia Terms are only used for basal ganglia lesion Rigidity Lead Pipe Cogwheel Dystonia Focal Dystonia Torticollis Writer’s cramp Spasmotoic dysphonia- laryngeal spasm Blepharospasm Primary Idiopathic Tortion Dystonia Is whole body involvement Genetic Wilson’s Disease Aka copper storage disease aka hepatolenticular degeneration Neurological signs:
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Athetosis, Athetoid Motions Slow, writhing, wormlike Limbs, face, and trunk Huntington’s or with Parkinson’s post medication Cerebral palsy
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course DIAG 2740 taught by Professor Markamos during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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DIAG 2740 Chapter 16 Outline - Chapter 16 Basal Ganglia...

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