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Lenticular fasciculus

Lenticular fasciculus
The image shows dopaminergic pathways of the human brain in normal condition (left) and Parkinsons Disease (right). Red Arrows indicate suppression of the target, blue arrows indicate stimulation of target structure. (Lenticular fasciculus visible but not labeled, as red line from GPi to THA.)
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Latin fasciculus lenticularis
Identifiers
NeuroNames hier-424
NeuroLex ID Lenticular fasciculus
Dorlands
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f_03/12355994
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The lenticular fasciculus is a tract connecting the globus pallidus to the thalamic fasciculus. The thalamic fasciculus (composed of the lenticular fasciculus and ansa lenticularis) runs into the thalamus. It is synonymous with field H2 of Forel.

It connects the globus pallidus to the thalamus.

External links

  • http://www.endotext.org/neuroendo/neuroendo3b/neuroendo3b_2.htm (see figure #12)
  • http://isc.temple.edu/neuroanatomy/lab/atlas/mdbg/
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