corpus striatum


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Synonyms for corpus striatum

a striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere

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We found a significant decrease in the dopamine levels in the corpus striatum and cerebral cortex in both experimental groups after chronic aspartame administration.
Similar to the findings elsewhere, most functional neuroimaging studies using positron emission tomography (PET), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) in China have found increased metabolism and activation in the prefrontal lobe, corpus striatum and thalmus that are correlated with the duration, severity and cognitive symptoms of OCD.
It then penetrated the dura mater, passed through the left posterior lobe of the cerebrum, entered the left lateral ventricle and lodged in the white matter of the cerebrum just above the anterior portion of the left corpus striatum, where it was found.
Similar calcification changes in corpus striatum and dentate nucleus are also commonly seen in these disorders.
A subsequent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan confirmed these abnormalities and demonstrated additional infarcts in the left posterior globus pallidus and right corpus striatum (Fig.