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an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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Quantitation of latent varicella-zoster virus and herpes simplex virus genomes in human trigeminal ganglia.
Encephalopathy with calcifications of the basal ganglia in children: a reappraisal of Fahr's syndrome with respect to 14 new cases.
But for the basic routine to change -- for a player to shoot from another spot on the basketball court or a bird to sing at a different pitch -- the basal ganglia must again get involved, providing feedback that allows learning based on trial and error, the theory suggests.
in the case of the tibial intraneural ganglia, the cyst arises from the posterior aspect of the superior tibiofibular joint (as opposed to the anterior origin for the intraneural ganglion cyst involving the peroneal nerve).
Viral spread along the nerves associated with the affected ganglia causes symptoms associated with nerve dysfunction.
The other two patients with basal ganglia abnormalities on MRI had changes consistent with multiple system atrophy, which was already suspected clinically.
There is reason to believe that the basal ganglia circuits and their intrinsically generated oscillations are responsible for the generation and selection of behavioral programs; and the variations in patterns of connectivity and in the expression of key proteins like membrane receptors may be tailored for different types of global control processes, as described below (Gerdeman et al.
CHICAGO -- Deep brain stimulation of limbic relays within the basal ganglia circuitry reduced tic severity in patients with Tourette syndrome, according to data from a small double-blind, randomized crossover study.
Two ganglia of the facial nerve--the geniculate ganglion and the meatal ganglion--are well established.
Ganglia were collected and sectioned at 10-[micro]m using a cryostat.
Involvement of the basal ganglia in AIDS encephalopathy is well documented in both adults and children.
Intraosseous ganglia are usually encountered incidentally in asymptomatic young adults and middle-aged individuals.
Sympathetic sprouting can occur in the dorsal root ganglia of patients with CRPS.
We examined the effects of irradiation applied to an area near the lumbar sympathetic ganglia on the ligated side in a chronic constriction injury model in rats, which is believed to be an animal model of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
Three-dimensional multivoxel spectroscopy through the left basal ganglia and right thalamic lesion showed elevated lipid areas with increased lactate in the basal ganglia.