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  1. slow speed of movement
  2. Inhibits the thalamus
  3. Striatum:
    1. Caudate
    2. Putamen
  4. Continuous involuntary movements of the face, limbs or trunk
  5. -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
  1. a Nuclei of the Basal Ganglia that receive the main input from the cerebral cortex
  2. b Bradykinesia
  3. c Chorea
  4. d Hemiballismus
  5. e Indirect Pathway

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Direct pathway
  2. Ballismus
  3. Basal Ganglia Loops
  4. Basal Ganglia Inputs
  5. Basal Ganglia Components

5 True/False questions

  1. Increased resistance to passive movements of the limbsHypokinesia


  2. Abnormal positions of the body, head, or limbsDystonia


  3. abnormal involuntary movementsHyperkinesia


  4. Pathologically there is progressive atrophy of the striatum and the cortical connections to these nucleiParkinson's Disease


  5. 1. Globus pallidus - internal segment
    2. Substantia nigra pars reticulata
    Nuclei of the basal ganglia that provide the output information


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