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  1. Striatum:
    1. Caudate
    2. Putamen
  2. -Resting tremor
    -Choreic movements
    -Ballistic movements
  3. -Control the initiation of movement
    -Control the smooth transition between 2 consecutive movements
  4. slow speed of movement
  5. rhythmic oscillatory movements of the agonist and antagonist muscles when the limbs are relaxed
  1. a Bradykinesia
  2. b Symptoms or signs in basal ganglia damage
  3. c Nuclei of the Basal Ganglia that receive the main input from the cerebral cortex
  4. d Basal Ganglia Function
  5. e Resting tremor

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Huntington's Disease
  2. hyperkinetic
  3. Basal Ganglia Loops
  4. Nuclei of the basal ganglia that provide the output information
  5. Athetosis

5 True/False Questions

  1. Main Output of Basal GangliaThalamus


  2. Inhibits the thalamusIndirect Pathway


  3. Continuous involuntary movements of the face, limbs or trunkChorea


  4. -Abnormal movements of the proximal limb muscles
    -The amplitude of the movement is larger than in choreic movements
    -It is most common due to a lacunar infarct of the contralateral subthalamic nucleus
    -Other causes are hemorrhages, tumors, and inflammatory diseases


  5. -Resting tremor
    -Bradykinesia - Slowness of movement
    -Rigidity of extremities
    -Minimal facial expression - masked facies
    -Shuffling gait with decreased associated movements such as arm swinging
    -In some cases these symptoms are also associated with dementia
    Parkinson's Disease


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