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Website that explains basal ganglia really well. - Functional Neurology - Functional Neurologist

Newest and worsening symptoms for a young lady after bilateral basal ganglia stroke.

Sites of Stroke and Clinical Manifestations... Basal Ganglia stroke = contralateral hemiparesis and hemisensory loss... Thalamic stroke = contralateral hemiparesis and hemisensory loss + UPGAZE PALSY + Eyes deviate TOWARDS the side of the hemiparesis... Basal ganglia and thalamic strokes present similarly except for those differences

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dystonia... It doesnt just affect Americans ... My daughter Chloe is 16, At 13 she had a series of Strokes. The damage left in her brain from the Strokes has caused her to have Hemi(one sided, in Chloes case the right side as it was her left Basal Ganglia affected in her brain)Dystonia... I am SO proud of her and the way she copes, I wish I could take it away for her ... xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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Athetosis resulting from basal ganglia injury

Gait Training Parkinson's Disease Visual Cues. "Many of the motor symptoms that people living with Parkinson’s Disease experience can be primarily attributed to low levels of dopamine in the region of the brain called the Basal Ganglia. This region of the brain is responsible for unconscious rhythmic movement. The most common unconscious rhythmic activity performed by humans is walking, also referred to as gait."

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Name: Ghulam Age: 65 Diagnosis: Stroke(Cerebral hemorrhage sequelae, vascular dementia) Nationality: Libya Ghulam had the symptoms: weakness and hypaesthesia of left limb after undue emotion in December, 2009. Head MRI showed cerebral hemorrhage in right basal ganglia and he was diagnosed with cerebral hemorrhage. He took one course of stem cell transplantation therapy in May, 2011.