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5 Matching Questions

  1. Abnormal positions of the body, head, or limbs
  2. slow speed of movement
  3. -Control the initiation of movement
    -Control the smooth transition between 2 consecutive movements
  4. abnormal involuntary movements
  5. Movement disorders are clinically characterized as hypokinetic or ______ and they are produced by abnormalities of the basal ganglia or their connections
  1. a hyperkinetic
  2. b Bradykinesia
  3. c Basal Ganglia Function
  4. d Hyperkinesia
  5. e Dystonia

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Basal Ganglia Loops
  2. Rigidity
  3. Basal Ganglia Components
  4. Symptoms or signs in basal ganglia damage
  5. Huntington's Disease

5 True/False Questions

  1. Striatum:
    1. Caudate
    2. Putamen
    Nuclei of the Basal Ganglia that receive the main input from the cerebral cortex


  2. Caudate nucleus


  3. Inhibits the thalamusIndirect Pathway


  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. Removes inhibition to the thalamusIndirect Pathway


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