From the case: Basal ganglia location

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  • Caudate nucleus - “ Caudate nuclei are paired nuclei which along with the globus pallidus and putamen are referred to as the corpus striatum, and collectively make up...”
  • Putamen - “ The putamen (plural: putamina) is a paired structure and one of the nuclei that make up the basal ganglia. Together with the caudate nucleus, it m...”
  • Corpus striatum - “ The corpus striatum is a collective name given to the caudate nucleus and lentiform nucleus. History and etymology The term originates from the ...”
  • Lentiform nucleus - “ The lentiform nucleus is a collective name given to the putamen and globus pallidus, both of which are nuclei in the basal ganglia.  Radiographic...”
  • Globus pallidus - “ The globus pallidus (plural: globus pallidi) is a paired structure and one of the nuclei that make up the basal ganglia. It is a subcortical struc...”
  • Basal ganglia - “ The basal ganglia are a group of nuclei in the deep white matter of the brain that is interconnected with the cerebral cortex, thalami and brainst...”
  • External capsule - “ The external capsule is a series of white matter tracts in the brain situated between the putamen and claustrum. It is composed of claustrocortica...”
  • Claustrum - “ The claustrum is a vertical curved sheet of subcortical grey matter oriented sagittally between the white matter tracts of the external capsule an...”
  • Extreme capsule - “ The extreme capsule is a series of white matter tracts in the brain that run between the claustrum and insular cortex. ”
  • Thalamus - “ The thalamus is the largest of the structures comprising the diencephalon. Role The thalamus acts as a relay centre, receiving and distributing ...”
  • Internal capsule - “ The internal capsule is a deep subcortical structure that contains a concentration of white matter projection fibres. These fibres form the corona...”
  • Insular cortex - “ The insular cortex, or the insula, lies deep to the lateral surface of the brain, completely covered by the frontal, parietal, and temporal opercu...”
  • Striatocapsular infarct - “ Striatocapsular infarcts, also known as basal ganglionic capsular infarcts or lenticulostriate infarcts, are uncommon infarcts involving the cauda...”

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