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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T2-weighted imaging showed that MICD caused the lesions of left cortex, hippocampus, corpus striatum, and thalamus regions before EA.
The corpus striatum, a component of the basal ganglia, is a critical brain structure involved in motor, perceptual, and cognitive skills [5, 6].
There are fewer of these clumps in the corpus striatum of HD patients than in other brain regions or elsewhere in the body suggesting that clumping of the protein may actually somehow protect the cells.
High T2 signal intensity in the corpus striatum is the most commonly encountered MRI finding.
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.